April 22nd, 2004, 05:27 AM
What am i missing?
I would love to post all my code for someone to take a llok at but I don't own it so I will have to describe it as best I can
Using Access 2k: I have a main form [frmSwitchboard] with a subform [frmCompanyandProduct] (which, in turn, has a couple of subforms of its own).
Both forms are bound to the Main Table [tblCompany_Listing] but are not linked to eachother by any form of filter or child/master link. They are working seperatly (I checked this). The recordsets are very simple and are just an 'ORDER BY'ed list of all the companies without any criteria
In the Subform there is an unbound combobox (this is necessary) which is populated with the names of the companies and their internal IDs.
There are 22 Companies in the main table at this stage. when the forms are loaded, the frmSwitchboard shows 22 records but the frmCompanyandProducts shows just one! And always the same one! I have checked and checked and there is nothing that I can see to make this one record any different to the others.
When I open the frmCompanyandProducts form on its own, it shows all 22 records.
What am I doing wrong??!?!?!?!?!?!11??!??/111!!1//!?!?
I know that from this description it is VERY hard to make any sort of judgement but if you have come accross this before, PLEASE let me know how you sorted it. It's doing my head right in
April 22nd, 2004, 07:36 AM
if it were two tables, it could have been a "wrong" join...
As you said it is only one table, and the underlying query
is a select * plus a simple order by without any filter,
it seems really a mistery....
You sure you do not have code that use combo value to filter
...maybe you filtered in an event of combobox, which is triggered
In the Subform there is an unbound combobox (this is necessary)
which is populated with the names of the companies and their
while you populate it...
But if combo is populated by recordset (taht is,it is not used to
filter), it seems as if when you load the form you are around the
end of record.... you could try a "Recordset.Movefirst"...
Last edited by Cimperiali; April 22nd, 2004 at 07:38 AM.
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April 22nd, 2004, 07:46 AM
Thx for the reply
This is just the thing. I haven't been using filters because ppl need to navigate through the records in a number of different ways. I have been using bookmarks and just moving to the records.
All three elements (main form, sub form and combo) should be almost completely seperate other than to use bookmarks to navigate around. There are one or two instances where the combo list is changes from rs to value list but this should have no baring on the forms.
I will see if I can trim it down and post it because it really is a very puzzling problem.
Let me have a good look at everything again. I must have missed something :/
April 22nd, 2004, 09:42 AM
AAARRGGH FOUND THE Fing ERROR
I am switching between different functions in the application by changing the content of the subform in the switchboard.
Because the switchboard and frmCompanyandProducts both use the same recordsource, the f@~£$%g thing kept putting in a master/child link while I wasn't looking.
Oh, how I love the querks of Access VBA
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