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subform column widths will not hold size after saving

Posted on 2016-09-21
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access 2010

Never had this issue before.

Subform column widths will not hold have going into subform  and changing there...

Subform column widths will not hold have going into Main form  and changing there


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is it a datasheet?
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yes.,...
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Dale Fye earned 2000 total points
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FordRaiders,

See my article here for some ideas

Short answer is recent versions of Access have dorked this up.  When I want columns placed in a certain order and a certain width, I create a procedure to do it and call that procedure from the Form_Load event.

Private Sub ColumnWidths

    me.controls("txt_Field1").columnwidth = 1 * 1440
    me.controls("txt_Field2").columnwidth = .75 * 1440
    me.controls("txt_Field3").columnwidth = 1.25 * 1440

End Sub

Note that I've referenced the control name, not the field name.
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Dale, Thanks Yes, I found this.!! worked.
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