Reference selected datasheet field on subform from mainform

Hi All,

I have a hopefully simple question, but I just can't work it out! (too late!)

Main form frmHeader has a subform, sbfDetail_DS, which is in datasheet view. On a button on the main form, I need to reference the selected det_id value on the subform. How can I do this?!

Set frm = Forms!frmHeader!sbfDetail_DS.Form
Debug.Print frm.CurrentRecord 'gives correct value: of selected row (base 1)
Debug.Print frm!det_id.Value 'Always gives the value of the first row, not the selected row

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Many thanks!
K.
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Dale FyeCommented:
syntax is generally:

Forms!MainFormName.SubformCONTROLname.Form.ControlName

Make sure you are using the subformControlname, not the subform source object (although they can be the same), and generally are by default.  This should work, use the dot, not the bang between "Form" and the control you are trying to get.

Forms!frmHeader.sbfDetail_DS.Form.det_ID
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katerina-pAuthor Commented:
Thanks!

K.
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Dale FyeCommented:
glad I could help
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