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How use query field in a report field

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I have a report with several unbound fields.  For each field I want to use a certain field from a query.  Each field's result comes from a separate query.

So then in the VBA code, for each field, would I have something like this in the onprint event?

Me.Unboundfield1 = Queries!qryname.fieldname

I've tried this but get an error:  Object required



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Question by:SteveL13
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by:mbizup
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From your description, the query has only one record (?)

Me.Unboundfield1 = DLookup("fieldname", "qryname")
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Or simply set the controlsource property of the textbox to

 = DLookup("fieldname", "qryname")
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by:SteveL13
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Both seem to work.  Since I have several fields on the report would one method perform better than the other?
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I generally prefer the control source method over code in reports (but that is just personal preference - I don't think the performance would be different for either.
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