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How to use a listbox inside a subform to move through subform records

P: 91
I have a subform that holds a bunch of records for employees. Rather than manually scrolling through I want to be able to click on one and then the subform displays that record.

I tried
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  1. DoCmd.GoToRecord acForm, "frmsubEmployees", acGoTo, lstEmployees.Value
Which works fine if you have the subform open in its own window by itself. But if it is inside "frmAdministration" I get an error: "Run time error 2489, the object "frmsubEmployees" is not open"

If it matters, the subform inside "frmAdministration" is called "frmsubAdminEdit", then the SourceObject is changed to select the "frmsubEmployees". There is also a few other subforms that show up in "frmsubAdminEdit"
Jun 24 '10 #1
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FishVal
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Try to manipulate with frmsubEmployees Recordset using FindFirst or Seek methods. Like the following

<frmAdministration ref>.frmsubAdminEdit.Form.Recordset.FindFirst ...
or
<frmAdministration ref>.frmsubAdminEdit.Form.Recordset.Seek ...
Jun 25 '10 #2

P: 91
Shouldnt this be able to be done just with the DoCmd.GoToRecord?

What other code is required for doing it the recordset way?
Jun 25 '10 #3

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