vba to go to the record on a form with vba on microsoft access 2013


i have some weird problem, when i use vba on form1 for example to add a value on form2.childform and then i use vba to  close form1 and to go to the new value on form2.childform, but in stead it's after closing  form2 -  the focus is  on the first record on form2.childform and not the last (and new) record

there is my code

        DoCmd.GoToRecord , , aclast

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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)Connect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
Not sure I understand the question, but typically you want to record position by passing a flag to a form, then let it position once it's populated it's recordset.

The other is your DoEvents.   It's really not what you want if your trying to let Access/JET catch up on operations.  Instead, use:

dbEngine.Idle   to let JET catch up on record operations


.Repaint to force forms to finish any pending operations.

 DoEvents gives up processing time to the OS.  You want to use that when working with OLE automation, external files, etc.   In other words when you want to give time to things outside of Access.

bill201Author Commented:
thanks a lot for your excellent answer
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