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Access 2010,  Save info to varaible just before new record has been written

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Hi

I am using access 2010

I would like to record the value of a data field just before a NEW record has been saved.
I tried the code below, but....


public strLastDataEntry

Private Sub Form_AfterUpdate()
     If Me.NewRecord = True Then
             strLastDataEntry = [myfield]
     End if
End sub
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 2000 total points
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Move your code to the Before Update event. By the time you hit AfterUpdate, Me.NewRecord would not be True.
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Perfect and timely.  Thank you.
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