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Greetings to all the great guys responible for the up keep of this site.
In my access database, I have a form and a report.
When I fill the content in the form, I did like to print it out in the report. On the form, I created a print button and but I am having it difficult to set the focus on the report to print only the form I am on or rather just filled.
What do I do.
Nov 6 '08 #1
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Hi. If you are actually calling a report (and not just printing the current form) your command button will call DoCmd.OpenReport. You can restrict the report to the current record by adding a WHERE clause to the OpenReport (which is like an SQL WHERE clause but missing out the keyword WHERE). You would need to have a common key field in the recordsource of your report and the recordsource of your form, one whose value you can pass from a control on the form to the WHERE clause, like this:

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  1. DoCmd.OpenReport, acViewPreview,, "[ReportKeyField] = " & Me![matching control name]
if it is a number, or like this
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  1. DoCmd.OpenReport, acViewPreview,, "[ReportKeyField] = '" & Me![matching control name]& "'"
if it is a string.

Nov 7 '08 #2

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