Populate control with query result

Hello, I have a textbox on a form that I would like to populate with the results of a query. I would like this to happen when a form opens.

If it helps this is my query

SELECT Max([DMR Tracking].[DMR#]+1) AS myDMR
FROM [DMR Tracking];

I'm new to access and have a form to create a new record. This form when loaded does not know the last defalutId of the previous record. I thought that I can get the last record and get the next value to populate the textbox.

Any help is appreciated!
gogetsomeAsked:
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mbizupCommented:
In VBA, in the current event of the form:

Private Sub Form_Current()

If me.newrecord = true then
Me.TextBoxName = DLookup("myDMR", "MyQueryName")
end if

end sub

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(You'll have to replace Textboxname and MyQueryName with the real names as used in your database)
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gogetsomeAuthor Commented:
Thanks for helping!

I'm getting a compile error: Method or data member not found

Here
is my code which is in the form load event


Private Sub Form_Load()

Dim stDocName As String

    DoCmd.Echo False
   
    DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
   
    DoCmd.Maximize
   
    If Me.NewRecord = True Then
Me.DMR# = DLookup("myDMR", "GetNextDMRID")
End If

     
    DoCmd.GoToControl "DMR#"
   
       
    DoCmd.Echo True


End Sub
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mbizupCommented:
Try renaming your control to not include the #.

txtDMRNumber is a safe and standard convention for a text box.
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gogetsomeAuthor Commented:
Changing the control name broke some macros and such> I will get in touch once I fix those errors. Thanks for your Help. I will return.
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gogetsomeAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your assistance. I was able to overcome my issues. WOW I inherited a mess :-) One more bug off the list.
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