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Access: How to keep form on single record (tab should not jump to next record)?

Posted on 2016-08-26
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Last Modified: 2016-08-26
I have a form set to "single form", but when I've tabbed through all the controls it still jumps to the next record (form's record source is a table). How do I stop that and make the focus jump back to the first control in the current record instead?

Question by:Dennis_Gundersen
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In the Form properties, set the Cycle property to Current Record.  By default, it's set to All Records.
OM Gang
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ID: 41772203 if you have the properties dialogue open, select the Other tab.  There you will see the Cycle property.
OM Gang

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That is awesome, and it even worked with sub forms (I've got one where 99% of the time there is only one sub row needed).
Thanks a lot!

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You're welcome.  Thank you!

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