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Open Access Form with particular record displayed

Posted on 2014-02-26
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I have an Access 2007 form that is opened (by default) on a new record.  The code in the "On Load" event for the form is as follows:

    DoCmd.GoToRecord acDataForm, Me.Name, acNewRec

What I would like to do is open the form, optionally, at a particular record.  I cannot use the "gotorecord" method, because, as I read things, a value specified (instead of the acNewRec  parameter), is an offset.  I want to be able to go to a record based on a primary key value in a table used to populate the form.

Thanks for your help.

Tom
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Pass a Where expression with the OpenForm command to open the form to the specified record.

DoCmd.OpenForm FormName, , , "PKValue = " & ThePKValue

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See VBA Help for OpenForm Method of DoCmd command.

expression.OpenForm(FormName, View, FilterName, WhereCondition, DataMode, WindowMode, OpenArgs)

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