Which form event to use to display a warning as soon as the form is displayed

I think that the title probably asks the question.  I have a button that opens a form.  I want a run a check and display a MsgBox when the form displays.
I have the warning code working fine, but I have tried Load and Current for the events , but the warning displays before the form is presented.

Which event should I use?

I tried using the GotFocus event of the first field, but that displays before the form displays as well.

I'm sure this will be a quick answer for someone.

Regards

Richard
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Dale FyeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You might try the Timer event, set the timer interval to 250

Then as the first line of the Timer Event set the timer interval back to 0 (which turns it off).

Then put your code that displays your messagebox below that.
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rltomalinAuthor Commented:
Hi fyed
Sorry - forgot to add the comments when closing.
This did the job, thanks very much.

Regards

Richard
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Yes the "On Appear" event is an often wished for event.
;-)

Another approach would be to display this info on the form itself (in a textbox or label)
...then use a timer as fyed mentioned to turn it off

JeffCoachman
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