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How can I correct this to work when the key field, TextMnumber, is a text field...

RS.FindFirst "[TextMnumber] = " & Str(Nz(Me![cboFindRecord], 0))
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RS.FindFirst "[TextMnumber] = '" & (Nz(Me![cboFindRecord], 0))  & "'"
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Try this:
RS.FindFirst "[TextMnumber] = '" & Nz(Me![cboFindRecord], "0") & "'"

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Steve,

 You seem to be struggling a bit with passing strings in code.  With that, you might want to read through this:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/A_12-Dlookup-and-the-Domain-Functions.html

A large part of that article covers the passing of strings within a string (which you often do in code).

 Might help clear some things up for you.

Jim.
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by:SteveL13
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Jim,

Yes, you are right.  The whole issue confuses me.  Thanks for the link.  I appreciate it.
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