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    forms and subforms (2003)

    OK...I have a main form that allows the user to select a department. Once selected, the information assocaited with the department appears in the subform. Works great.

    The department is selected from a drop-down list. On the main form, I also have some information related to the department....VP, department location, etc.
    When I open the form, the drop down is blank...waiting for me to select however, the other fields are populated with data from the first record. How can I remove this data??

    Now, I have my data entry set to NO and some coding me.[enter employee].form.dataentry = true ....so the subform will be blank.

    Thanks,
    Deborah

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    Re: forms and subforms (2003)

    One option would be to make the main form unbound and to populate the other controls from the combo box.

    Another option would be to make the main form move to a new record when it opens:

    Private Sub Form_Load()
    On Error Resume Next
    RunCommand acCmdRecordsGoToNew
    End Sub

    Yet another option would be to set the value of the combo box to the department for the first record when the form opens.

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    Re: forms and subforms (2003)

    I often make the subform invisible until a value is selected in the combo box.
    Regards
    John



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