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MS Access 2010 - Chart Visibility

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Is there a way to make a chart non-visible if there is no data in the chart? I pose the same question for a subform, if there is no data in the detail section of a subform can the whole subform be made non-visible?
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Ryan Chong earned 250 total points
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is that Chart linked to a data source?

is that possible we check that same query, if that query returns 0 record, we hide the Chart accordingly?

we may need to do this in Form_Load or Form_Current event.
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by:Helen_Feddema
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You can make a section visible or invisible depending on some evaluation -- here is an example:

Private Sub Form_Current()

   If Val(Me![OrderID]) > 100 Then
      Me.Section(acFooter).Visible = False
   Else
      Me.Section(acFooter).Visible = True
   End If
   
End Sub

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by:Elemental Drake
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This would probably work as a last resort. I would like to have the textbox that labels the sections to appear. This way it will still relay the message that this person was accounted for but there is no data associated with them.
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by:Helen_Feddema
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Could you position the textbox at the bottom of the Detail section, so it would appear even if the section is invisible?
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