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ORDER BY in Cascading Combo Boxes in Access 2007

Posted on 2013-01-18
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Here is my Code for my cascading combo boxes in Access, all I want to do is sort by Project in my second combo box.  Order by is not working.....

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Private Sub ProjectType_AfterUpdate()

Me.Project.RowSource = " SELECT ProjectID,Project, ProjectTypeID" _
                       & " FROM tblProjects" _
                       & " WHERE ProjectTypeID=" & Me.ProjectType  
End Sub
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Question by:gracie1972
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The below assumes ProjectTypeID is numeric.

Me.Project.RowSource = " SELECT ProjectID,Project, ProjectTypeID FROM tblProjects WHERE ProjectTypeID=" & Me.ProjectType  & " ORDER BY Project"

If it's a text...

Me.Project.RowSource = " SELECT ProjectID,Project, ProjectTypeID FROM tblProjects WHERE ProjectTypeID='" & Me.ProjectType  & "' ORDER BY Project"
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by:Jim Horn
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Also, if the one combo box feeds another, you can be real slick and move the focus to the second one...

Me.Project.SetFocus
Me.Project.DropDown
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by:gracie1972
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Thank you, both features worked Awesome :-)
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by:Jim Horn
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Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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