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Unwanted Message box when applying filter

Fr33dan
P: 57
Hi. I've been working on a database for awhile now and I have a button on a form that is supposed to apply a filter based on criteria from the user. However when I actually go to apply the filter in the code I get an message asking to input the value for the filter even though I stated it in the code.
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  1. FileName = ("AutoNumber=" + numbers)
  2. MsgBox (FileName)
  3. Me.Filter = FileName
  4. Me.FilterOn = True
  5.  
The message box call is just something I added to debug it. If I type in the value that is returned manually the filter works as it's supposed to. I've also tried using DoCmd.ApplyFilter but i get the same error. Thanks in advance for your help.

EDIT: I figured out the problem with the help of another forum. My field's name is Auto Number not AutoNumber. Thanks anyway.
Oct 23 '08 #1
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NeoPa
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Thanks for the update. It always helps to know :)

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Oct 24 '08 #2

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