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Passing a variable betweent forms

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I have a primary form with a subform housing records based on criteria in the header of the main form.

I also want to include a text box into my main form which would display the record count in the subform.  Can I have some ideas on how to handle this?
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Add a textbox into the Form footer of the subform and set the controlsource to ...

=Count([anyNotNullField])
Say this textbox is called txtCount.

In the main form header add a textbox with the controlsource of...
=forms!mainformname!subformcontainername.Form!txtCount

subformcontainername is the name of the subform control on the main form that holds the subform.  It might be the same name as the subform but if they are different it is the subform (container) control name that must be used,
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This gets me my count, however how do I get a 0 when no records exists.  Currently, the count text box in my sub form foote is blank and the reporting text box in my main form is Error.
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