Form only when needed

tbl_members contains a list of member information, including a Yes/No field if they are current in their training.  (field name Current)

Once a member signs in, I have a macro that runs and brings up a form to indicate successful login.  (on update of the id field)

However, I also want to check to see if tbl_members shows they are not current ([tbl_members].[current]=false)
If they are, I want to put up a form that indicates such, that also plays a wave file or at a minimum beeps several times.

If they are current, the form is not needed.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You can check your table like this:

If Nz(DLookup("SomeIDField", "tbl_Members", "MemberID=" & SomeMemberID & " AND Current=False"),0) = 0 Then
  DoCmd.OpenForm "YourFormName"
End If

Of course, you'd have to modify the DLookup to use the correct Fields and such. The "MemberID" field, for example, would be the field in tbl_Members that would be used to identify the person who just logged in.

You can force the machine to beep by issuing the "Beep" call:

If Nz(DLookup("SomeIDField", "tbl_Members", "MemberID=" & SomeMemberID & " AND Current=False"),0) = 0 Then
  Beep
  Beep
  DoCmd.OpenForm "YourFormName"
End If
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Whats the need for the sound?
In most cases the sound may become annoying after a while.
;-)
I typically try to employ a "visual" cue, like conditional formatting (but not anything flashing)

Also remember that if the user mutes the speakers, it won't be heard.
For example, a user may turn off the volume while watching a youtube video, (or muting an annoying self-playing ad) and not remember to turn it back on/up.

In any event, I am not sure you will get two (or more) distinct beeps unless you set some type of wait or delay in our code...

This popular code (to play a wav file) has been around for a while.
http://www.techonthenet.com/access/questions/play_wav2.php

Hope this helps as well...

Jeff
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TIgerVAuthor Commented:
The sound is to let me know across the room that people are not current.  If the training is not current, they must complete a training module prior to attending the meeting.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
The sound is to let me know across the room that people are not current.
Ok
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