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Using button to trigger calculation of a field in a form

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Good day to you all.
Please I have a form with 6 unbound fields (Field 1-6). Field6 depends on the input of Field1-5. I do not want Field6 to update automatically while inputting data into field1-5. I have a button called "Calculate". I want field6 to update only on the click of this button "Calculate". Any Vba to use please.

Thank you in advance.
Jan 29 '15 #1
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Seth Schrock
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You need to provide us with the calculation that you want to take place.
Jan 29 '15 #2

P: 14
All the calculations have been done using expression. All fields are unbound. Field6 has calculation for FV(I, nper, pmt, pv, 0). Once I insert figure into field1, Field6 automatically recognizes the figure which I don't WANT. I will want a button to update Field6 instead of showing automatically.

Thank you in advance
Jan 30 '15 #3

TheSmileyCoder
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  1. Private Sub Button_Blick()
  2.   Me.Field6=FV(I, nper, pmt, pv, 0)
  3. End Sub
Jan 30 '15 #4

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