Solved

How use query field in a report field

Posted on 2013-12-04
4
349 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
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



?
0
Comment
Question by:SteveL13
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 61

Expert Comment

by:mbizup
ID: 39695941
From your description, the query has only one record (?)

Me.Unboundfield1 = DLookup("fieldname", "qryname")
0
 
LVL 61

Accepted Solution

by:
mbizup earned 500 total points
ID: 39695945
Or simply set the controlsource property of the textbox to

 = DLookup("fieldname", "qryname")
0
 

Author Comment

by:SteveL13
ID: 39696068
Both seem to work.  Since I have several fields on the report would one method perform better than the other?
0
 
LVL 61

Expert Comment

by:mbizup
ID: 39696085
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.
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A simple tool to export all objects of two Access files as text and compare it with Meld, a free diff tool.
Access custom database properties are useful for storing miscellaneous bits of information in a format that persists through database closing and reopening.  This article shows how to create and use them.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server views from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Access…
In Microsoft Access, learn different ways of passing a string value within a string argument. Also learn what a “Type Mis-match” error is about.

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question