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Command Button Filter Query Syntax Issue

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Hello,

I have the current setup on a basic database:

Lessons Learned:Table
Lessons Learned:Query
DataEntry (Form)

On my Form, I have the different textboxes and dropdown boxes for entering the data into the Lessons Learned Table. I have an "Enter Record" button and a new "Find Lessons" button.

I want the "Find Lessons" button to find any entries in the Lessons Learned Table that match input from the DataEntry form. I can't seem to get the below query to work correctly:

SELECT [Lessons Learned].[Event], [Lessons Learned].[Date], [Lessons Learned].[Watchstation], [Lessons Learned].[Comment]
FROM [Lessons Learned]
WHERE [Lessons Learned].[Watchstation]=[Forms].[DataEntry].[Watchstation];

I realize this query only matches the field "Watchstation," but it doesn't even work correctly.

Thank you for the help!
Jan 7 '15 #1
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jforbes
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P: 1,107
What are you trying to do with the Select Query you have? Stuff it into the Forms Record Source?

In a situation like this, I would not use a Where Clause and have the Form show every record, then set the Forms Filter as needed to limit the results.
Jan 7 '15 #2

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