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MS Access 2010 - Unable to Copy / Paste into Text Field

Posted on 2013-02-07
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I ran into an interesting issue.  I have an Access DB on a shared drive.  One user is suddenly unable to copy and paste text into a text field on a form.  When I test, this works fine on every other computer but theirs.  On their machine, I am able to copy / paste within other MS Office programs.  Is this a setting issue within their MS Access program?  Thanks.
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by:mbizup
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Possibly a file permissions issue.

Make sure that they have full read/write/delete permissions on the folder on the shared drive.
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
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In addition to mbizup's recommendation, does the application have specific user permissions or roles?  If so, that user might need those permissions modified.
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Thank for the quick response.

They can save, edit and delete other files in the shared folder.  They can add records and manually type data into the DB as well.

I checked and there are no user permissions on the DB.
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Jeffrey Coachman earned 500 total points
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<One user is suddenly unable to copy and paste text into a text field on a form.>
...Can they enter data manually into this control?

Is this issue only for one field?

Make sure the control source for this control is something like this:
Control Source|  SomeField
...and not something like this:
Control Source|  =SomeField

Also try simply deleting this field/control and dropping it in again...

JeffCoachman
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I deleted and dropped the field into the form again.  I also ran compact / repair and everything seems to be OK again.  Weird issue.  Thanks for the help!
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