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I would like to display the calculated field result from a query in a text box on the form

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I have a Training details form which has a control, Training_Date text box and then a combo box Frequency which has a number of set days.  This is calculated in the query and I would like to have the result displayed in the form control Due_Date once the choice from the combo box is chosen.
This will then allow the value to be recorded in the table allowing for reports and queries on training due.  
I have tried a number of methods without any luck as yet.

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You can do it in after update event for your combo box. Something like:
Me.[Due_Date] = Dateadd("d", [Frequency], Datevalue([Training_Date]))
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by:Michael
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Many thanks for the reply
I placed your code in the update event for cboDue_Date and it still didn't work, I then put the Control Source for txtDue_Date as =[qryTraining Query]![Due_Date].  I am now displaying #Name? in the text box.

This is the code in the form module.

'Code to display calculated field from Training_Query in form

Private Sub cboFrequency_AfterUpdate()

 Me.[txtDue_Date] = Dateadd("d", [cboFrequency], Datevalue([txtTraining_Date]))
 
End Sub

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May be you can prepare sample DB with this form and some dummy data in table?
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by:Michael
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Hi als315
I have attached the database with some info though please excuse the errors as I am trying to fix them with another expert from this forum as we speak.

When you open the database if you close the error message and double click frmPPS_Training_Register the tabbed form will open and then click on the Training Details tab to see the Due Date text box.

Many thanks for your help.

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PPS-Employee-Training.accdb
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Look at sample. txtDue_Date field should be bounded if you like to store it in table. Change cboFrequency and you will see changes
PPS-Employee-Training-1.accdb
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by:Michael
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Many thanks als315
The changes work well and update immediately allowing the user to view before saving the record.

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Michael! You didn't select any my comment as an answer, so it will not be marked as a solution and no points will be assigned to it.
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I propose to select comment #a41715737 as an answer
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Sorry for the mix up.
I accept #a41715737  as the solution.

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