Ms Access bound textbox returns #name? and checkbox is "bound to unknown field"
Posted on 2014-01-21
I'm using a form bound to a query that selects from one table. I added a short date formatted text box and a checkbox to the form after updating the table, then the query (selecting from the field list), and checking that data in the table was returned and could be edited.
Both new controls are giving problems. The textbox returns #Name? and the checkbox reports that its bound to an unknown field. I'd happily believe that - except that in both cases, the controlsource properties were selected from the list of available fields. The field the checkbox reports has the correct name.
If I change the bound names to other fields from the query with apparently identical definitions, they work properly. Its only when I use the new fields that I have an issue. I've used Access for a long time but haven't come across anything like this before - any ideas, please?