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Using a global variable as criteria in query grid

Posted on 2012-03-12
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I am trying to set a global variable from a form module...then reference the global variable in the criteria of a query grid.   The attached file lays out the 3 steps.   I am failing miserable.  Your expert help would be appreciated.
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Well, you can't do that in A2003 or prior.  However, in >=A2007, you can use the TempVars collection to do that.

What version are you using?

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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
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Another work around is to call a Function from the query that returns the current value of the Global variable.  You just cannot reference it directly (in A2003 or prior).

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That worked...Thanks

Option Compare Database

Global FilterFacility As String

Public Function GetFilterFacility() As Variant
  GetFilterFacility = FilterFacility
End Function
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Exactly!

So, what version of Access are you using?
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