Background color of a record in a datasheet view form

I'm not sure if this is possible.  I want to highlight a row in a datasheet view form if the following situation exists.  The form has tblEstimateNotes as its record source.

There are two tables.  One is named tblCustomerAutoNotes and the other one is named tblEstimateNotes.  If any one value of fieldname in a row in tblEstimateNotes MATCHES the value of fieldname in tblCustomerAutoNotes then make the background color of that row a light green.

Possible?
SteveL13Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Dale FyeCommented:
if you include both tables, joined by some unknown column then you could use Conditional Formatting, but you would have to apply the condition to each separate control in a form displayed as a datasheet, but this could take a while to evaluate and display.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
ScriptAddictCommented:
it is always possible.  The question is .... is it practical.

Sometimes the best way to handle it is to create a pretend form.  using a table, report, or other object that allows what you want easily and mimic's form behavior using code.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Access

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.