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Code: Option Compare Database

Dim LTotal As Long

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End Sub

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If IsNull(Me.ToxReceived) Then
stdresponse = (MsgBox("You must enter the toxicology received date before continuing." & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & _
"Do you want to do that now? Click YES to return to complete the form, click NO to undo the record", vbYesNo, "Missing Data"))

If stdresponse = vbYes Then

Cancel = True
Exit Sub
End If
End If

If the user clicks no, and the record is undone, how do I get the close form event to still continue?


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