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I have no coding experience. I want to copy the contents from one field in table1 to a field in table2 if a totally different field in table2 is true.

I have created a form based on a query containing both of the two tables mentioned above. I am trying to attach the code to "After Update" for the totally different field mentioned above in table2.

Here is what I have tried and is obviously not working.


= Update [tblVenues].[VenueContactMai lingAddress]
SET [tblVenues].[VenueContactMai lingAddress] =
[tblContacts].[VenueContactPhy sicalAddress]
WHERE ([tblVenues].[VenueContactMai lingAddressSame] = 0)
Jun 29 '16 #1
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jimatqsi
1,275 Recognized Expert Top Contributor
You can accomplish this without resorting to running an update query. The data is right there on the Form.

Try this:
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  1. if me.VenueContactMailingAddressSame<>False then
  2. me.VenueContactMailingAddress= me.VenueContactPhysicalAddress
  3. end if
  4.  
This assumes all of those objects are on the screen, named in that way.

Jim
Jul 1 '16 #2
hunths
3 New Member
Hi jimatqsi,
I had problems using what you sent. Also, I have made some modifications. I hope you can help me with this.
I have 2 tables (tblContacts and tblVenues).

I have created physical addresses and mailing addresses in the tblContact table. I have created a relationship between the 2 tables on the common field "ContactID. "

I have created a query made up of fields from both the tblContacts and tblVenues tables. I have created a form based on that query.

Here is what I would like to do.

If the tblContact table's field "ContactMailing AddressSame" (a check box for true/false) is not null, I would like to copy the data from and to the following fields (both in the tblContacts table).

ContactPhysical Address ====> ContactMailingA ddress
ContactPhysical City ====> ContactMailingC ity
ContactPhysical State ====> ContactMailingS tate
ContactPhysical Zip ====> ContactMailingZ ip
ContactPhysical Country ====> ContactMailingC ountry

Also, how would I use the code? Would I use the Expression Builder, the Code Builder, or the Macro Builder?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Jul 1 '16 #3

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