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After update for combo box

Posted on 2014-03-26
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I have a combo box that is based on the value entered in the field above it. It is only working if I hit Shift F9 to update it.

Is there a way to do an "After Update" event that will update the combo query after a value is entered. That way the combo underneath it has the right choices without hitting Shift F9.

Thanks!
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If the combo is using a query with criteria as a rowsource and the criteria points to a control on the form, you need code to force the query to run in the AfterUpdate event of the field used as criteria.

Me.cboCity.Requery
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You could requery the second combo form the AfterUpdate event of the first:

Sub FirstCombo_AfterUpdate()
  Me.SecondCombo.Requery
End Sub
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