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updating a text box in VB

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I'm fairly new to access and VB. I have a form which contains several
text boxes and an insert record command button. The button is supposed
to insert a new record into the database using the text fields, and
then increment a text field by 1. The insert record part works fine,
but I cannot seem to increment a text box by one. I'm sure theres a
simple explination to this!! Here is the code behind the command

Private Sub cmdInsertRecord_Click()
Dim conDatabase As ADODB.Connection
Dim strSQL As String

Set conDatabase = CurrentProject.Connection

strSQL = "INSERT INTO PHOTOSAccess (REF) VALUES (" & lblRef & ")"
conDatabase.Execute strSQL

Set conDatabase = Nothing
[Forms]![enterRecord]![lblRef] = [Forms]![enterRecord]![lblRef] + 1

End Sub

Its the last statment i cannot get right, any ideas? The text box I
want to increment is called 'lblRef' and is on a form called

many thanks


Nov 13 '05 #1
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