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Passing variables across Access 2007 forms

Posted on 2014-08-24
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Last Modified: 2014-08-24
Hello -- I am trying to pass a text variable from Microsoft Access 2007 form "frmMaster1," to "frmAddtopic" using the following code on the "on open" event of frmAddTopic:

    DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec

    If Not IsNull(Me.OpenArgs) Then
        Dim stTopic As String
        stTopic = Me.OpenArgs
        Me.Topic = stTopic
    End If

This is triggered by a "NotinList function from the TopicId field in FrmMaster1. No code shows up there though.

The value passes, but along with it I get form and field name, e.g.


Of course I just want the value. Any thoughts on how I might accomplish this?
Question by:jlouija
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Gustav Brock earned 2000 total points
ID: 40281657
Try with this modification:

    Me.Topic = Split(stTopic, "=")(1)


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