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Checkbox true if criteria exists

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I have a checkbox on a form named chkbxCurrentCustomer.

I need code in the oncurrent event of the form to check the checkbox true if the contents of the field "FullName" exists in a field named "FullName" in tblCustomers.

Otherwise it should be false.

How can I do this?
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Question by:SteveL13
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Try this:


chkMyBox = (Dcount("*", "tblCustomers", "FullName = " & chr(34) & Me.FullName & chr(34)) > 0)

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(basically if the count of "FullName" in your table is greater than 0 based on the criteria, check the box otherwise the checkbox is false)
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
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So your form is not the based on tblCustomers, is that correct?

You could use something like:

Private Sub Form_Current:

  if me.[FullName] & "" = "" Then
      me.chkbxCurrentCustomer = false
  elseif DCOUNT("*", "tblCustomers", "[FullName] = '" & me.[FullName] & "'") > 0 Then
      me.chkbxCurrentCustomer = true
  Else
       me.chkbxCurrentCustomer = false
   End If

End Sub
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