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troubleshooting Question

Limit number of records for each person filling out a form

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SteveL13Flag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Access
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I have a form which users use to enter records.  For each person filling out the form they are "assigned" a userID automatically which is a text ID.    The table also of course has a RecordID autonumber field.

Anyway, as the user is filling out the form, which is really a sub-form (continuous form), and have entered 5 records and attempt to enter a 6th record, I want a message to popup informing them that they can't enter any more records.

Something like this but I don't know how to qualify the userID:

Private sub Form_BeforeInsert(Cancel as Integer)
If Me.txtCount > 5 Then
    Cancel = True
    Msgbox "Please return a book before checking out a new one", vbOKOnly
End If
End Sub
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