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Subforms will not refresh

Posted on 2013-05-29
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I have all but got part of a database written, but I am stumped on a little issue.

In the attached sample database (all the data is made up), the frmEditGroup will not refresh the subforms containing the contact details.

There is another form (frmNewGroup) on which the Edit form is based, that works fine.

I cannot see what is wrong.  The code on the After_Update event on the combo boxes looks fine (and works on the “NewGroup” form)

Hope someone can help me here.

Regards
Richard
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try adding the field "GroupID"  to the record source of the subform  containing the contact details.
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by:rltomalin
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Hi capricorn1
Thanks for the feedback.  That doesn't seem to make any difference.
Adding the GroupID into the subform query doesn't make any difference to the fact that the NewGroup form works fine (and it uses the same subform and code.

Any other suggestions?

Regards

Richard
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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tell me, how it is not working?
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by:rltomalin
ID: 39204586
Hi capricorn1

On the frmEditGroup form - selecting a different Contact in the combo box does not refresh the contact details shown in the subform.
In the frmNewGroup form this works fine (but to show this you need to create the new contacts of course.

Hope that is clear.

Regards

Richard
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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use these codes

Private Sub cboMainContactID_AfterUpdate()
Me.Dirty = False
    Me.MainContactDetails.Form.Requery ' update the subform
       
End Sub
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by:rltomalin
ID: 39204712
Excellent - just got it sorted before I go on holiday!!

Thanks very much capricorn1

Best regards

Richard
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