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Referencing a Control on a sub Form on a Navigation Form

Last Modified: 2016-02-11
I have a form frmVenAttendence that I added into a navigation form frmNavigation. the frmVenAttendence has a text box control  named businessname which is used on a report to display the contents of that control on the report. The report control  Source is =[Forms]![frm_VenAttendance]![businessname] which works fine outside the the navigation form. I know that when you put the form into a navigation form it actually becomes a subform of the navigation form and I need to reference both, but I am having a hard time getting the syntax correct. I have tried
neither work and am asked to enter the parameter value for that control.
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