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add new record on a other open form with vba on microsoft access 2013

Posted on 2014-02-11
Last Modified: 2014-02-12

i can two forms open for expamle the names are form1 and form2

and i wan't when i press on some button in form2 it's will set the focus on form1 in a new record by the field form1!Id

something like this

        DoCmd.GoToRecord (on form1) , , acNewRec
        DoCmd.GoToControl ("form1!InvoiceNum")
Question by:bill201
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Expert Comment

ID: 39852430
Hello Bill201,

Try these codes:

DoCmd.GoToRecord acDataForm, "form1", acNewRec



Author Comment

ID: 39852467
thanks alot for your answer but i get an error message after the first line (it's a sub form so it's look like this :

DoCmd.GoToRecord acDataForm, "Forms!form1parent!form1child.Form", acNewRec

and i get an error message like this "run time error 2489 the object "Forms!form1parent!form1child.Form" isn't open. But the form is actually open, so what is going on there?
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Accepted Solution

MINDSUPERB earned 500 total points
ID: 39852490
Try to use these instead:

DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec


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