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2003-03-23, 17:10 #1
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how to stop the code from opening a report (Access 2000)
I want to open a report from a form only in case an option is selected from the option box called office.Nevertheless my command seems to be overlooked and the report is being opened. I also have a command in the OnOpen event of the report, which is also trigered and it shows that my command not to open the report
is not working. Can somebody tell my why my code is wrong ?
My command in the OnClick event of the button :
If Forms![FBenchmark]![Office].Value = 0 Then
MsgBox " Please select an Office ! "
Cancel = True
Dim stDocName As String
stDocName = "rptOffers"
DoCmd.OpenReport stDocName, acPreview
2003-03-23, 18:44 #2
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Re: how to stop the code from opening a report (Access 2000)
The best way to debug code is to put a breakpoint at that first "If" statement. You can then show the value of any variable by passing the mouse over it. Then you can see precisely what the value of Office is. I'm betting that it is Null.
BTW, if Office is really a yes/no field (such as a checkbox), you will be much better off in the long run if you compare it to True/False. For one thing, it makes it easier to read.