?
Solved

Append Selected Records to Another Table

Posted on 2013-02-05
4
Medium Priority
?
337 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-06
Hi Experts,
Has anybody got some nice function/code to copy selected rows of a continuous form/subform and append them in the same/another table?

Gary
0
Comment
Question by:tbsgadi
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:peter57r
ID: 38854600
How are you selecting?

To be sure of being able to do this you need a BOUND checkbox (so a field in the table) so that users can select by clicking the checkbox.

However there can be issues if you have multiple users doing this at the same time.
You then need to look at using a local table that has ID values and a yes/no field and you include this table as part of the recordsource.

If you are ALWAYS selecting contiguous records then it is possible to use code without a checkbox but this solution will not work if there is any gap in the selection.

So back to the question at the top....
0
 
LVL 46

Author Comment

by:tbsgadi
ID: 38854695
I was really looking for compact code that uses SelHeight or similar.
0
 
LVL 77

Accepted Solution

by:
peter57r earned 2000 total points
ID: 38855132
Well the SelHeight method only works for contiguous records.

Here is a sample...

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1669946/how-do-i-access-the-selected-rows-in-access

Note the constraints.
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Coachman
ID: 38855728
<Append Selected Records to Another Table>
<I was really looking for compact code that uses SelHeight or similar. >

Another approach would be to use a listbox to display the records.

Then you could even select non-contiguous records, ...then easily collect the ID's, then copy the records based on the collected ID's...
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
Microsoft Access is a place to store data within tables and represent this stored data using multiple database objects such as in form of macros, forms, reports, etc. After a MS Access database is created there is need to improve the performance and…
In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page. The problem with sub-reports and headings: Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1: Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy…
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.
Suggested Courses

800 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question