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how to pass an argument from one form to another form in MS ACCESS 2003

Posted on 2012-03-11
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I'm trying to pass an argument from one form to another. I don't know how to do this. I want the second form to use the argument passed by the first form as a criteria but don't know how to do this.
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Couple of ways to do this:

1 - OpenArgs when you use VBA to open Form2:

Docmd.OpenForm "Form2", OpenArgs:="Something"

and in form 2, refer to the OpenArgs like this:

PassedArgument = Me.OpenArgs



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2.  If you want to use criteria from Form1 to filter the records in Form2:

Docmd.OpenForm "Form2", WhereCondition:="ID=" & Me.ID
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mbizup - Thanks it worked. Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I've just been extremely busy.
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Glad that helped out :-)
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