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Limit number of times arecord is updated

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Is it possible to limit the number of times a record is updated.

Of course i know how to stop it being updated once it exists but i want to fix the updates to say 2 (the original entry and 1 change)


The records are updated in a form text box.

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Question by:SweetingA
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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you will need counters to do this, but may i ask why you need to do this?
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by:SweetingA
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I am a natural sceptic!

Anyone can make a mistake and have to change a record, if someone changes the same record twice i would be suspicious of their reasons so i want to prevent it happening.

Regards
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
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i'll suggest to use Audit or time stamping of records changed or deleted

see this links

http://allenbrowne.com/AppAudit.html


http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=197592
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