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  1. #1
    New Lounger
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    Manchester, UK
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    Calendar Control (2000)

    I am trying to add a calendar control to a Combo Box. The idea is that the user selects a date from the calendar and that date appears in the Combo Box field and then the calendar re-hides itself. I can get the calendar to operate but not to update the Combo Box. This is the code that I have put in:

    Private Sub StartDate_MouseDown(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
    StartCal.Visible = True
    If Not IsNull(StartDate) Then
    StartCal.Value = StartDate.Value
    StartCal.Value = Now
    End If
    StartDate.Value = StartCal.Value
    StartCal.Visible = False

    The error that I get when I click the Combo box is:

    "This recordset is not updateable".

    I would appreciate any help. I am not an expert and this is REALLY stretching by ability. THANK YOU

  2. #2
    Gold Lounger
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    Crystal Beach, FL, Florida, USA
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    Re: Calendar Control (2000)

    Can you enter a value into any other control on the form? The error would seem to indicate that the recordsource for your form is a non-updatable query.
    Mark Liquorman
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  3. #3
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    Evergreen, CO, USA
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    Re: Calendar Control (2000)

    This article on the Office Online Assistance may help you, even though it is focused on 2003 rather than 2000. <!mskb=225982>Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 225982<!/mskb> may also give you some hints about updating controls. Finally, you don't indicate whether or not the combo box is bound to some sort of data record. If it is bound, then the error message you are getting suggests that the underlying recordset for your form is not updatable. That can happen for several reasons - the table may not have a primary key, or you may have inconsistent joins that make the recordset not updatable. Those are just a couple of examples.

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