troubleshooting Question

VBA sequence of events in Access Form

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I have an interactive access form.   User puts in a number which updates the overall market share.  The market share then searches a table to report back a number based on that market share.  

Everything’s fine except the Search of that table relies on the MS to be updated on the form in a timely manner.  If not, the form reports back invalid use of null because the MS number it’s referencing is blank.

I’ve tried a lot of things in the VBA to get things to pause to give the field time to refresh.  Sometimes I can get it so it works once but the next time it errors out.  

I don’t know what I’m asking except maybe to see if there is a way to ensure the MS calculated field on the form is “done” before it does the search.   I’ve tried every iteration of refresh, requery etc.
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