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Referring to a field in a form

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I'm trying to create a query in which I'm referring to a text field in a form, but I'm getting an error:

Microsoft Access database engine does not recognize 'forms!Stats!txtFromDT' as a valid field name or expression

Why is this happening?

SELECT *
FROM tblEmployee
WHERE [Date] between forms!frmStats!txtFromDT and forms!frmStats!txtThruDT and [WorkerID] = forms!frmStats!lstWorkID;

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Right, the form wasn't open thanks! It was on the main form.

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Sorry about this, but just a quick question related to this..

I've made a crosstab from the query and I'm getting the error:

Microsoft Access database engine does not recognize 'forms!Stats!lstSelect' as a valid field name or expression

Do I also have to the Parameters Dialog for this? (It's a multi selection listbox)

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You can't point to a multi-select list box.

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Thanks!

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