Solved

ACCESS reports appear behind form

Posted on 2012-04-13
4
332 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-17
new preview report appears behind the form
how can i have the preview of the report appear in front of the form
0
Comment
Question by:wildm4n
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 47

Assisted Solution

by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 250 total points
ID: 37842053
You should be able to do this by changing the windowmode (second to last last argument in the OpenReport method)

docmd.OpenReport "rptname", acViewPreview,,, acDialog

You might also be able to accomplish it by changing the Popup property of the report (on the Other tab of the properties dialog) to Yes.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Helen_Feddema
ID: 37843856
Or hide the form when the report is previewed.
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Coachman earned 250 total points
ID: 37854203
Also, make sure the "Form" is not opened in Dialog or pop-up mode...
As this will prevent other windows (ie, ...your report) from opening up on top.

All in all, if the form is opened normally, ... and the report is opened from a button on the form, ...the report should be on top.
This is the standard behavior.
.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:wildm4n
ID: 37855289
both worked

the second solution was the best for my situation
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes two methods for creating a combo box that can be used to add new items to the row source -- one for simple lookup tables, and one for a more complex row source where the new item needs data for several fields.
In Part II of this series, I will discuss how to identify all open instances of Excel and enumerate the workbooks, spreadsheets, and named ranges within each of those instances.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question