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Adding dates to comments

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I have a database that tracks office projects and everytime someone updates the project I need the system to track the date the porject comment was entered.

Everytime I try to do this it freezes my database.

Any suggestions.

Filed = Comments (Notes)
Date= CommentDate (Date/Time)

Thank you.
Oct 23 '06 #1
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What is the code you are using and what event have you used?
Oct 23 '06 #2

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Why don't you add another column to the table and set the default date to Now() then when someone enters a new project it will automatically add the date for you.
Oct 23 '06 #3

MMcCarthy
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You could put an after update event on the comments control on data entry form.

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  1. Private Sub Comments_AfterUpdate()
  2.    Me.CommentDate=Format(Now(),#mm/dd/yyyy#)
  3. End Sub
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It all depends on how the comments field is being updated. If I remember correctly a Notes data type is the equivalent of a memo field in Access and it can cause problems.
Oct 23 '06 #4

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