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Morning Everyone,

Can someone offer some guidance here?

I have a primary form and a subform already created.  I want to place a command button into the detail of the primary form to open a subfrom based on the current record.

I assume I am going to use the Open Form method to accomplish this, however I am having difficulty understanding how to create the WHERE statement.

Both forms are based on primary keys using the same data "Item_Nr".

Form One details "item_Nr" and other information based on header selection

Form two details "Item_Nr" and other information based on a query from numerous tables.

Thanks for any help offered!

MC
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By 'subform' do you mean a true subform which is embedded in your main form? or is it a separate popup form?

If it is the latter, you would use code similar to this from Form 1:

Docmd.OpenForm "Form 2", WhereCondition := "Item_Nr = " & Me.[Item_Nr]

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That assumes that Item_Nr is numeric.  If it is text, the code would be:

Docmd.OpenForm "Form 2", WhereCondition := "Item_Nr = '" & Me.[Item_Nr] & "'"

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It was indeed text.  Thank you for showing the differences.  This goes a long way as simple reference when trying to understand formatting.
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