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Access 2010 - VBA - show form recordsource field names

Posted on 2013-05-23
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I have a subform with a recordsource that is set via code.  I want to do some debugging and just want to msgbox each field name in the form recordsource in the open event.

Can someone tell me some code snippets to step through the fields in a recordsource and give the field NAME.  (Eg. if the recordsource is CUSTOMER with fields NAME, ADDRESS1, etc, I want to see :
NAME
ADDRESS1
ADDRESS2
etc
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Question by:MonkeyPie
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dim fld as dao.field
with forms!MyParentFormName!MySubformControlName.Form
    for each fld in .recordsetclone.fields
        msgbox fld.name
        '* or use debug.print
        'debug.print fld.name
    next fld
end with
set fld = nothing
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by:mbizup
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Dim rs as dao.recordset
Set rs = me.recordsetclone
Dim fld as field
For each fld  in rs.fields
     Debug.print fld.name
 Next
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