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The code below inserts start and end dates for a employee with a reason to produce a report that lists events.

How do I add the following features to the code below?

If cboemp (employee is not selected) display message " Please select employee"
If cboreason (reason is not selected) display message " Please select reason"
If txtEnd (end date is not selected) display message " Please select end date"
If txtStart (start date is not selected) display message " Please select start date"

I.E. Don't perform any action until all fields are filled in.

I would also like to add a delete button to delete records according to start and end date.


Private Sub btnUpdate_Click()
Dim strSQL As String
Dim dtmNextDate As Date
dtmNextDate = Me.txtStart
    Do Until dtmNextDate = Me.txtEnd + 1
        strSQL = "INSERT INTO tblEmpTimeOff (etoDate,eto_EmpID,etoReasonCode) VALUES(" & "#" & dtmNextDate & "#" & ", " & Me.cboEmp & ", " & Me.cboReason & ")"
        CurrentDb.Execute strSQL, dbFailOnError
        dtmNextDate = dtmNextDate + 1
    Loop
    Me.cboEmp = ""
    Me.cboReason = ""
    Me.txtEnd = ""
    Me.txtStart = ""
    MsgBox "Input Recieved, Thank You"
End Sub

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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 1600 total points
ID: 38754745
try this

Private Sub btnUpdate_Click()
Dim strSQL As String
Dim dtmNextDate As Date

if Me.cboEmp.listindex=-1 then
	msgbox " Please select employee"
	me.cboEmp.setfocus
	exit sub
end if

if Me.cboReason.listindex=-1 then
	msgbox " Please select reason"
	me.cboReason.setfocus
	exit sub
end if

if me.txtEnd & ""="" then
   msgbox " Please select end date"
   me.txtend.setfocus
   exit sub

end if

if me.txtstart & ""="" then
   msgbox " Please select start date"
   me.txtstart.setfocus
   exit sub

end if

dtmNextDate = Me.txtStart
    Do Until dtmNextDate = Me.txtEnd + 1
        strSQL = "INSERT INTO tblEmpTimeOff (etoDate,eto_EmpID,etoReasonCode) VALUES(" & "#" & dtmNextDate & "#" & ", " & Me.cboEmp & ", " & Me.cboReason & ")"
        CurrentDb.Execute strSQL, dbFailOnError
        dtmNextDate = dtmNextDate + 1
    Loop
    Me.cboEmp = ""
    Me.cboReason = ""
    Me.txtEnd = ""
    Me.txtStart = ""
    MsgBox "Input Recieved, Thank You"
End Sub

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by:mbizup
ID: 38754756
Try this...

Private Sub btnUpdate_Click()
Dim strSQL As String
Dim dtmNextDate As Date
dtmNextDate = Me.txtStart

If cboemp & "" = "" then

     msgbox  " Please select employee"
     me.cboemployee.setfocus
      exit sub
end if

If cboreason & "" = "" then

     msgbox  " Please select reason"
     me.cboreason.setfocus
     exit sub

end if

If txtEnd & "" = "" then

     msgbox  " Please select end date"
     me.txtEnd.setfocus
      exit sub

end if

If txtStart & "" = "" then

     msgbox  " Please select start date"
     me.txtStart.setfocus
      exit sub

end if



    Do Until dtmNextDate = Me.txtEnd + 1
        strSQL = "INSERT INTO tblEmpTimeOff (etoDate,eto_EmpID,etoReasonCode) VALUES(" & "#" & dtmNextDate & "#" & ", " & Me.cboEmp & ", " & Me.cboReason & ")"
        CurrentDb.Execute strSQL, dbFailOnError
        dtmNextDate = dtmNextDate + 1
    Loop
    Me.cboEmp = ""
    Me.cboReason = ""
    Me.txtEnd = ""
    Me.txtStart = ""
    MsgBox "Input Recieved, Thank You"
End Sub 

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by:mbizup
mbizup earned 200 total points
ID: 38754794
<<I would also like to add a delete button to delete records according to start and end date.>>

The Delete button code would be the same overall.  You'd just need to use a different SQL String:


       
strSQL = "DELETE * FROM  tblEmpTimeOff WHERE etoDate BETWEEN #"  & me.txtStart & "# AND #" & me.txtEnd & "#"  

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by:peter57r
peter57r earned 200 total points
ID: 38754815
Giving users such a powerful delete button is asking for trouble.  I'd think twice about about how you deal with that situation.  

In general, I don't allow users to delete anything and simply mark records as 'deleted' and exclude them from all data sources.
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by:DJPr0
ID: 38754898
Is mark records as deleted different from this statement:
strSQL = "DELETE * FROM  tblEmpTimeOff WHERE etoDate BETWEEN #"  & me.txtStart & "# AND #" & me.txtEnd & "#"  

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Does mark records as deleted - have a restoring option?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 1600 total points
ID: 38754922
<Does mark records as deleted - have a restoring option? >

Yes,

But to mark records, you will use an update query, something like this

strSql="Update tblEmpTimeOff set [nameoffield]='InActive' WHERE etoDate BETWEEN #"  & me.txtStart & "# AND #" & me.txtEnd & "#"
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 1600 total points
ID: 38754933
or use a Yes/No field named [InActive]

strSql="Update tblEmpTimeOff set [InActive]= -1 WHERE etoDate BETWEEN #"  & me.txtStart & "# AND #" & me.txtEnd & "#"

to restore the records, just reverse the process

strSql="Update tblEmpTimeOff set [InActive]= 0 WHERE etoDate BETWEEN #"  & me.txtStart & "# AND #" & me.txtEnd & "#"
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by:DJPr0
ID: 38754995
Thanks capricorn1!
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