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BeforeUpdate to Validate form

I want to validate my form using a BeforeUpdate event.

However now that i call my code with a beforeupdate it wont let me go
to next or previous records.

What code should i put in o allow me to do thi??

Nov 13 '05 #1
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Ive tried putting in

DoCmd.GoToRecor d , , acNewRec

If all the checks are complete

But i get a runtime error of 2105

Saying you can not go to the sepecified record

Nov 13 '05 #2
<si************ @gmail.com> wrote in message
news:11******** **************@ f14g2000cwb.goo glegroups.com.. .
I want to validate my form using a BeforeUpdate event.

However now that i call my code with a beforeupdate it wont let me go
to next or previous records.

What code should i put in o allow me to do thi??

What precisely do you mean by "validate my form"?

Keith.
Nov 13 '05 #3
I am checking each text filed in turn to see if it has been filled out.

Once they have all been filled i create another value (a receipt
number) which i store in another textbox which is not being validated
in this.

All my code works except when i call it from BeforeUpdate it validates
creates the new value but doesnt go to the next form/record. And its
getting pretty anoying.

Nov 13 '05 #4
<si************ @gmail.com> wrote in message
news:11******** **************@ o13g2000cwo.goo glegroups.com.. .
I am checking each text filed in turn to see if it has been filled out.

Once they have all been filled i create another value (a receipt
number) which i store in another textbox which is not being validated
in this.

All my code works except when i call it from BeforeUpdate it validates
creates the new value but doesnt go to the next form/record. And its
getting pretty anoying.

Well without having seen your code I'm guessing that you're trying to go to
a new/next record from the Before Update event but that is illogical
(captain) because you have to update the current record before you can go to
a new one. Have you tried your validation code in the Before Update event
(as you have now) but have your record navigation code in the After Update
event? Your record should update as a result of navigating away from it.

HTH - Keith.
www.keithwilby.com
Nov 13 '05 #5
Yeah i've put
DoCmd.GoToRecor d , , acNext
and DoCmd.GoToRecor d , , acNewRec
into afterupdate and all that happens is my form just sits there and
doesnt go to the new record.

Never done much programming before

Nov 13 '05 #6
<si************ @gmail.com> wrote in message
news:11******** *************@o 13g2000cwo.goog legroups.com...
Yeah i've put
DoCmd.GoToRecor d , , acNext
and DoCmd.GoToRecor d , , acNewRec
into afterupdate and all that happens is my form just sits there and
doesnt go to the new record.

Never done much programming before

The event(s) must not be firing. How and where are you committing the
record?
Nov 13 '05 #7
I want to call a function which does this when the next record button
is pressed (calling it from before update)

if textboxes are empty then

Message box you must fill text box

else

comit the record and move to next record

Nov 13 '05 #8
<si************ @gmail.com> wrote in message
news:11******** **************@ g14g2000cwa.goo glegroups.com.. .
I want to call a function which does this when the next record button
is pressed (calling it from before update)

I appreciate what you are trying to achieve but how about answering my
question, where and when are you committing the record? Starting a new
thread every time you get frustrated will just irritate people.
Nov 13 '05 #9
Sorry i didnt realise.

Only just started using newsgroups.

And thats what i cant do. Dont know how to commit the record. Or where
appart from what ive already stated.

Nov 13 '05 #10

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