How to keep the "Position>Set to Front" to stay in the from of the checkbox?

PROBLEM
The set position to front is not staying in the from.

DESCRIPTION
I am text box with using conditional formatting  to cover checkboxes that are not checked. If the user clickes the textbox used to cover the checkbox, the position of the textbox goes to the back,
Please see attached
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cssc1Asked:
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chaauConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here you go. The checkboxes in your form are named as Ctl0 and Ctl4. These name are such because Access could not use the names of the table columns (0 and 4) as the control names. Please note, that it is not a good idea to name the columns the way you did. The names should be more specific, like "ProductCode", "ProductDescription", "IsActive", etc.

I have attached the database with the code. The code to control the visible/invisible state of the checkboxes is in Ctl4_Click subroutine. I have also added a Form event OnCurrent to initialise the visibility status of the checkboxes on skipping to the next/previous record.
Private Sub Ctl4_Click()
    Ctl0.Visible = Ctl4
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Current()
    Ctl4_Click
End Sub

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The database is attached
TESTDB.accdb
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mbizupCommented:
Try setting these textbox properties:

Locked -->  Yes
Enabled --> No
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chaauCommented:
I recommend that instead of using a textbox to cover the checkboxes you modify the .Visible property of the actual checkboxes and make them Visible/Invisible. If you just cover them they are still accessible and can be tabbed through (using the <Tab> key). When they are activated with the <Tab> key they can be checked/unchecked using the spacebar.
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cssc1Author Commented:
The Text Box properties are already set to "Locked -->  Yes, Enabled --> No" .

The property adjustment for "Visible or NonVisible" is one or the other. How would I work this out for visible if another check box (in the same table and form) is checked YES, to make the second check box become visible?
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chaauCommented:
The easiest way to achieve this is to use the Event Procedure.
Open the form in the design view and select the checkbox that is supposed to control the visibility of the other checkboxes. Open its properties. Select the events tab. Click on the OnClick event and select the "Event Procedure". The VBA editor should come up. In the code type this:
Private Sub Check0_Click()
 [Check4].[Visible] = [Check0]
End Sub

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This code assumes that the "master" checkbox is called Check0 and the "slave" checkbox is called Check4. You need to change the names of the controls in the code to match yours. If a check box controls visibility of more than one element add additional lines:
 [Check4].[Visible] = [Check0]
 [Check5].[Visible] = [Check0]
 [Check6].[Visible] = [Check0]

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To make the controls behave in reverse use the Not operator:
 [Check4].[Visible] = Not [Check0]
 [Check5].[Visible] = Not [Check0]
 [Check6].[Visible] = Not [Check0]

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cssc1Author Commented:
For some reason I am getting compile error. On the image attached I have what I tried.
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chaauCommented:
You need to use the proper name for your checkboxes. Open the Form in the design view, right click on a check box and select "Properties". In the properties view look for the "name" propertyName PropertyUse it as a name in the VBA code
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cssc1Author Commented:
chaau,
   I created a small test db to test the code just as explained. I still can't get the code to work. The test db has one table with three fields, two are check boxes and one is an ID field. I named the exactly as in the example.

Can you please get this example working so I can learn how to do it on other forms?

thank you very much
TESTDB.accdb
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cssc1Author Commented:
Perfect, thanks for ther help
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