Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

type Mismatch on text and function concatenation

Posted on 2014-01-27
8
Medium Priority
?
391 Views
Last Modified: 2014-01-31
I am try to create the form caption on the fly,  it works on 1 form by not on another,

What am I missing?

Private Sub Form_Load()

   On Error GoTo Form_Load_Error

    Me.lblCaption_start.Caption = "CompanyName" & Year(Date) & " CONTRACT YEAR"
   
   On Error GoTo 0
   Exit Sub

Form_Load_Error:

    MsgBox "Error " & Err.Number & " (" & Err.Description & ") in procedure Form_Load of VBA Document Form_frmPassword"
End Sub

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:Karen Schaefer
8 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Gozreh
ID: 39812653
is the "lblCaption_start" a Label Field ?
do you have a field on this form called "Date" ? you should type Date()
0
 
LVL 70

Assisted Solution

by:Éric Moreau
Éric Moreau earned 1000 total points
ID: 39812689
if you want to change the form's caption, you need to set the Text property of the form:

Me.text = "CompanyName" & Year(Date) & " CONTRACT YEAR"
0
 
LVL 75

Accepted Solution

by:
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
ID: 39812780
Form Caption ?

Private Sub Form_Load()

Me.Caption = "CompanyName " & Year(Date) & " CONTRACT YEAR"

End Sub
0
Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

 
LVL 75
ID: 39812803
Also ... is CompanyName  supposed to be a Variable ?

Because as is the Caption is going to look like this:

CompanyName 2014 CONTRACT YEAR

?
0
 
LVL 31

Assisted Solution

by:Helen Feddema
Helen Feddema earned 500 total points
ID: 39813245
Try saving the entire caption to a String variable and displaying it in the Immediate Window with a Debug.Print statement.  The syntax looks OK, but as another poster mentioned, there could be a problem if you have a field (or control) called Date, since it could be confused with the Date() function.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39824534
THANKS FOR THE INPUT
0
 
LVL 75
ID: 39824714
"you need to set the Text property of the form:"

Karen ... there is no such property 'text' of a Form.  So, I'm confused as to why 250 pts was assigned to this post ?

mmx
0
 

Author Comment

by:Karen Schaefer
ID: 39824741
sorry the points where suppose to be spread equally for time and effort.

K
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Explore the ways to Unlock VBA Project Password Excel 2010 & 2013 documents. Go through the article and perform the steps carefully to remove VBA Excel .xls file.
If you’re using QODBC to update QuickBooks data from Microsoft® Access but Access is not showing the updated data, you could have set up QODBC incorrectly.
With Microsoft Access, learn how to specify relationships between tables and set various options on the relationship. Add the tables: Create the relationship: Decide if you’re going to set referential integrity: Decide if you want cascade upda…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …

916 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