Difference Between A Command Button And A 'label' Button
Hi, I have got a small problem and maybe someone could advise me.
I am creating a customised command button from a label button. The new button works fine but I can't apply the 'requery' function to it, if i do an error occures and i am being prompt to save the data first???? :confused: :
Private Sub Labelsearch_Click()
Private Sub Labelsearch_MouseDown(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
Me.Labelsearch.SpecialEffect = 2
Me.Labelsearch.BackColor = 255
Me.Labelsearch.ForeColor = 10092543
Me.Labelsearch.FontItalic = True
Me.Labelsearch.FontBold = True
Private Sub Labelsearch_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
Me.Labelsearch.ForeColor = 255
Me.Labelsearch.FontItalic = False
Me.Labelsearch.FontBold = True
Private Sub Labelsearch_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
'Come back to initial state when button release'
Me.Labelsearch.SpecialEffect = 1
Me.Labelsearch.BackColor = 16373685
Me.Labelsearch.ForeColor = 8388608
Me.Labelsearch.FontItalic = False
Me.Labelsearch.FontBold = True
If I create a command button with the wizard and assign the code :
me!itemquery.Requeryto the on_click event my form is working fine.
Why is his code is not working if I assign it to a label? :o
Often I use Labels as buttons due to the fact I can colour them the way I want, and use the on click event to trigger code. The code below however works for a command button, but not a label button.
DoCmd.OpenForm "frmdatetime" Do While Forms!frmdatetime!OKFlag.Caption = "False" DoEvents Loop
When this code is run by clicking on a command button, it works fine. If run by clicking on a label, frmdatetime opens, but the mouse will not work on either of the 2 open forms unless you go down to the windows task bar, jump onto another window, and back onto frmdatetime. If I remove the loop with the DoEvents in it, then the problem does not occur.
Can anyone enlighten me as to why this behaviour occurs.
I have been working on this for awhile, and can't figure it out for the life of me!
I have a form set up with a drop down box that lets me pick from values from a table based off of the Primary Key of that table (Row Source = SELECT Order.OrderID, Order.OrderName from Order). I have a button on the form that I want to set a value (Closed) from the table entry based off of the order selected.
Pseudo code would go something like this.
Closed.Value = True Where Table.Order.OrderID = SelectedOrderID
Table.Order is a Table Named Order (obviously) Closed is a yes/no field in my Order table OrderID is the primarykey of the table Order SelectedOrderID is the drop down box.
I, unfortunately, have been singled out as the Access guru in my work area. We have 223 people and the Information Manager has tasked me to modify a database he "found" to be able to track a number of things, but most important to him: performance reports.
I have posted the sample of what I currently have. What is being asked of me is a way in which to have a button or by double-clicking a block where a date would go for all other dates on the form to become non-visible while the current date stored in the computer the database is being worked from be entered in the block where the button or double-click happened. All this links to a report for the IM to be able to track what performace reports are out, and when they are due back to his section. He also wants me to be able to show which are overdue and where they are at. I am not sure if it is at all possible, but with me having spend most of last week purusing the articles on Access here, I know now that nothing is implausible if you happen to go about it the right way.
Since I have read the rules on posting, here is what I have done. I searched the forum for command button and got a lot of really cool ideas to use elsewhere in the database. I looked up the help in the program itself for command button, and got some good information on how a command button works, but I cannot make it put a date into a block. I can enter the date in any block that is a date format, but then I have dates in every block. He only wants to see the most current date in any of the blocks.
Any assistance at this point would be appreciated. If I have missed something in another thread, I apologise in advance.
A couple of weeks ago I asked the question of how to send a single record from one table to another (Archive table) using a command button. I got a response. I have had time to work with this a little. My problem is I keep getting a error message "Run-time error '3075'; Syntax error (missing operator) in Query expression "[New ID]='. I wanted to mention that the archive table has an "archive ID" field as well as "New ID" that links the tables. I have the following code. Please help with this if possible.
" Private Sub Command667_Click() ' Save the main record if it has not been saved. If Me.Dirty Then DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSave Me.Recalc End If
If MsgBox("Do you want to archive this record?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then Dim SQL As String
' Move main record to Grants Activity Archive. SQL = "Insert into [Grants Activity Archive]" & _ " select * from [Grants] where [New ID]=" '" & Me.ID & "'" CurrentDb.Execute SQL Me.Recalc End If
End Sub "
The error seems to refer to the & Me.ID section. I have tried putting Me.New ID and also Me.Archive ID. The Grants Activity Archives is the subform where I want the record to go. This subform is set up like a form with many fields so it is a lot of work to type the main record from the Grants table to the Grants Activity Archive table every time you want to archive a record. I hope that makes sense.
This is perhaps a simple question for which I have not been able to find an answer to. I've been trying to create a form which contain command buttons, but the problem is that the look of these buttons are not similar to those found in Windows XP.
I know itís purely cosmetic :cool: - but how do I make my buttons in Access 2003 to look like those on my Windows XP?
I've seen some samples here on these forums which have the 'XP' look. Any hints on how to do this would be greatly appreciated.
Hi I have a option group with 6 command buttons. The trouble is when you select a button, the button stays selected, so if you want to select it again you have to select another butoon then go back to it (hope this makes sence!). Is ther a way to re-set the button so it returns to un-selected mode!!!! Thanks in advance!
Question One I want to create a command button in the form view that once pressed opens a folder that contains a photograph. I assume that I need to use a hyperink but how is it done?
Question Two When in the form view and I press a 'Find ' button that I created I want to have a combo box/list box on the find. The alternative to this is that the reader has to remember all of the subjects. With a combo box/list box, or similar, the user can scroll down the list and pick and choose the subject to search for.
I would greatly appreciate any assistance on either question.
I have a DATA ENTRY SCREEN FORM and i have the add,next,previous records etc... The thing is when a user came to the last record and press NEXT command button, he can insert a new record. I want the ADD button for insert a new record not the NEXT button. Can i fix this problem?????
I have much help from this forum during my latest project, and all help has made me progress at a nice pace....So thanks guys.
The latest problems I have is to do with command buttons. Really simple i`m sure, but could not find the answer in the search.
I have added a command button to search a refernec number field. By Default, the search is set to "MATCH Whole Field" Can I change this to default to "Match Any Part of Field" ??? I have looked in the code section, and cant see where this could be done... But i`m sure its just me not understanding what I`m looking at.
I currently have a ordering database which i am using and runing fine.
The problem us I am using a tab control and command buttons with the products hard coded so for example the name of the product is the command caption and when a user clicks on the button it fills the subform product name with the commands button caption and the price is hard coded and the through vba inserted into the subforms price section an example of this would be ---
The above is jus an example of what the code does in the command button
Now the problem is that i want to automate this so i can have a form called add/edit products for eg and i would like to say what tab control i would like the button to go what the button should be called (caption) and what price of the product....
I have a command button I want the user to click to update the date field on a form and also unlock certain locked fields to input updated information. I have the date field set for =Date() and when they click on the command button I want the date field to update to the current date. Can this be done and how?
I am sure this has been asked to death but I have no clue where to start. I have never used VB or access really for that matter. I went out and purchased a 50$ book on access and can't find my answer there either. I have enclosed a sample database for what I am trying to do. On form 1, I have a command button. I want that button to ask me for the file I want to import, and then have it import it into LOG BLANK. Does that make any sense? If there is anywhere else that I can read that might help me I would love it. I have been trying for 4 days now to get this button to work to no avail.
I have an inventory database. I am trying to create a button on my invnetory transaction form that will open another file on my server (PDF) so I can view the bill of lading for that transaction (as all BOL's are scanned and saved on the server). I am not sure how to enter the code in order to make sure the record I am currently viewing is associtaed with the BOL that is pulled up. Any ideas?
Hey there. I have a contact database that I'm making an Emloyee Skills section for. I'm a little lost as I'm not a very technical person. I have a document detailing what I'm trying to do, with screenshots of my form in question and another screenshot of the related tables/fields I'm working with. I could upload somewhere or email to anyone who would be interested in helping.
In a nutshell, I have a listbox on my mainform populated by a table called SlillsInventory - and next to that a subform titled EmployeeSkillsSubform which is populated by a table named EmployeeSkills. I'd like to be able to select a skills from the Skills Inventory listbox, click the arrow button and have that highlighted skill popluate the employee's record in the EmployeeSkill table.
Can anyone provide any insight? Thanks in advance. - Kip
I created a form that lets the user choose specific criteria, through a combo box, to run a report that houses several subreports. Each combo box is referencing 4 queries needed to run the report.
=[Acctmgr_renewed_detail]![RenewalMonth] And [Acctmgr_begbal_2005]![RenewalMonth] And [Acctmgr_cancelled_sum]![RenewalMonth] And [Acctmgr_renewed_sum]![RenewalMonth]
The form also includes a command button to preview the report. However, when I click the command button, the prompts for parameter values for the report popup again, when it should just print the report. Below is the code attached to my command button:
Private Sub Command2_Click() Me.Visible = False DoCmd.OpenReport "Acctmgr_monthly_activity", acViewPreview DoCmd.Close acForm, "valarie" End Sub
Is there something I need to add to my code? If so, what? Any help would be much appreciated.
Hello again, I'm sorry to make so many requests all of a sudden, but I'm not well trained in access and was put in charge of making major modifications to our system. I need the code for the event procedure to make a command button change the size mode of an image box to zoom. I also want to make another to change it to cut. When it is set to cut, is there any way to have scroll bars so that you can scroll to see the whole image, and how could I include that in my event procedure for the button. Any help with that would be greatly appreciated!
P.S. - Just for kicks - Is there any way to use VBA code in an event procedure to open a photo in the default photo editor on my system?
I have a command button which will work on a specified date of every year. After the user clicks it once (which will carry out calculations), I want this button to be disabled so that it is not available for second click. Is it possible?
In access database project where my tables are linked from MSSQL server, how can I add record from the FORM itself using command button. Bcz it is not like mdb files in access that you can just drag a command button onto the form and take an action like add, delete, print or find rec. I just came to know it from immediate window using following SQL line;
This is ok but how it could be done thru a command button on FORM.
Thanks to a AWF member last week, I have managed to advance a lot further with the login screen I need but have hit a brick wall.
Below is the code I was given and at present, the code opens up the same form which is fine, but I need the form that opens to enable the delete client button for managers but disable it for clerks.
I was just wondering if anyone could give me some pointers on what code I would need to write to achieve this and where I would need to put this?
Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
Private Sub Command6_Click()
If Me.Password = Me.Combo10.Column(3) Then If Combo10.Column(2) = "Manager" Then DoCmd.OpenForm "frm_Splash_Screen" If Combo10.Column(2) = "Clerk" Then DoCmd.OpenForm "frm_Splash_Screen" Else MsgBox "Login Error" End If