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Set Subform's Top Property via VB Code

Posted on 2013-01-05
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Hello all!

I have a Form (not a tabbed form this time).  On that Form I have 4 subforms.  Based upon a Frame option group certain of these subform's will be made visible.  However I would like to set the Top property of the subform when the AfterUpdate of the option group is selected.

The Mainform has a header.  Where I want the subform Control to appear is at 1.635" down within the Detail section.  So I attempted.

Me![subform].Top = (me.formHeader.Height + 1.635)  

However, this doesn't work.  Is there a way I can set that Subform's Top setting with Code????
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Question by:wlwebb
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You need to multiply inches by 1,440 to convert to TWIPS....

1.635 * 1440
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Also, I don't think you need to include the height of the header section.

The measurement (I think) begins in the section where your control is located.


Me.subform.Top = 1.635 * 1440
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by:wlwebb
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That was it!!!!!!!!!!!

And you ARE in fact correct .... the height didn't need to be in the formula!!!!!

Thanks mbiz
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Glad to help!

Your syntax was fine... but without the conversion your subform was moving by a mere smidgen.  :-)
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