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Why form won't open to a selected record

Posted on 2013-05-31
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I have a form which the user can select a record from a combobox.  Then the following code is supposed to open the second form to the selected record.  Instead the 2nd form opens and all records are displayed.

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Here's the code of the onclick event of the command button on the first form.

DoCmd.OpenForm "frmMatlsTransHeader", acNormal, , , acFormEdit, acWindowNormal, "[MatlsTransHeaderID]=" & Me.cboID

What am I doing wrong?
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 2000 total points
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You passing it in the wrong argument.  Should be:

DoCmd.OpenForm "frmMatlsTransHeader", acNormal, , "[MatlsTransHeaderID]=" & Me.cboID

, acFormEdit, acWindowNormal

Jim.
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Thanks.
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