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MS Access 2003 refresh form on popup form close

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My attacjed code looks right.

It opens my popup which I ender some data etc and then close.

However...the underlying form doesn't get refreshed.

Private Sub btnSubmit_Click()
    DoCmd.OpenForm "ClientVisitsPopUp", WindowMode:=acDialog, OpenArgs:=Me.lvClientsNearby.Column(2) & "|" & gbl_VisitClientID & "|" & gbl_NearbyClientID & "|" & Me.gbl_VisitID
    Me.refresh
End Sub

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Question by:Larry Brister
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Dale Fye earned 2000 total points
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Given your code, I assume you have a button on the "ClientVisitsPopUp" that writes the data to your underlying table, and then closes the form (or hides) it.

However, if you are adding to the table, you need to use:

me.Requery

instead of:

me.Refresh

The Refresh method will update data that has been changed in the forms current recordset, but will not display additions to the recordset that have been since the form was opened.  In order to reflect changes due to additions or deletions, you must use the Requery method.
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You might also want to capture the primary key from the record you added, and after the Requery method, use the FindFirst method to move the record pointer to that record.
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