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Access Form takes too long to load

Laurence Martin
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I have an access form with several sub-forms that takes too long to load.

I have used the Page control so that each sub-form is on a separate page because the users don't need to see all the info in one go, but they do need quick access when required.

Something I have tried is to make the sub-form control unbound and then use the Page's on_click event to set the Source Object value.  However, clicking the page's tab doesn't seem to trigger the on_click event.  The user has to click the middle of the page, which means an extra click is required.

What other techniques can I use to speed-up the load?
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You can use the tab control's change or after update event and use a select case statement to bind/unbind subforms according to the selected tab.

But I would also recommend looking into using separate forms to handle some of the subforms, especially if your tabs/subforms contain a lot of bound controls.  That really adds up in slowing your forms down.
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