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Hitting the next button and at the same time change the drop down box display

Posted on 2014-02-06
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I have a database in which I hit the next record button and it moves to the next record when I do this.   One issue is the name that displays in the drop down box does not change when I hit the next button. How do I change that?

See attached sample database.
CRM-Version-2.1-Sample--22-.accdb
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Question by:lehi52
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Which dropdown box? What should it change to?

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by:Gozreh
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To answer your question we need more specific info (as Scott said).
But overall to let you know, next record will only move bound fields, all unbound fields will stay the same.
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by:lehi52
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There are two drop downs at the top left of the contact form.  It is the right drop down box that has the names of people listed.  It needs to change to the name of the person on whose record it is.
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by:Gozreh
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You can use the OnCurrent event to fill in the combo box with the person name, like Me.Dropdown = Me.Person
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by:lehi52
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I dont see an on current event.  There is a on Change?
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by:Gozreh
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Private Sub Form_Current()

End Sub

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by:lehi52
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I tried this and it does not seem to be working.  I just put it into the VPA.

Private Sub Form_Current()
    Me.Dropdown = Me.Connam_Name
End Sub

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Gozreh earned 500 total points
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Whats the name of your combobox ?? isn't "Display", so you should write
Private Sub Form_Current()
   Me.display = Me.ContactID
End Sub

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by:lehi52
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Good job.  Thanks it worked
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