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How open datasheet form to new record

Posted on 2014-12-22
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I have a form opening in datasheet view.  But when it opens I want the focus to be on a new record.  How can this be done?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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1. set the Data Entry property to Yes
2. or open the form in Dataentry mode
    docmd.OpenForm "formx",,,,acFormAdd
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One way is to put this into the form.Open event

DoCmd.GoToRecord , , acNewRec
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by:SteveL13
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And the form is opened with:

DoCmd.OpenForm "frmFormName", acFormDS, , , acFormEdit, acWindowNormal

Because I do want the other records to display.
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