OK, I'll Try Again - Autofill And Dlookup Help PLEASE

I have been struggling with Access and the dlookup / auto lookup function.

I'll include my last post with the layout of my 2 tables and what I am trying to do

Please help if you can:

table 1 - OCMembersPayment

| transaction# | member ID | Payment Date | Payment ID | Payment Amount | Chit_checkNumber | Last Name | First Name | Notes | Ticket Number |

Table 2 - Member Roster

| Unique # | Member ID | FirstName | LastName |

Ok, I have eliminated any relationship between the two tables

What I want to happen is this:

When people put data in, the first data they fill in is member# - ex 2515 and then hit tab to move to the next field

When they hit tab, I want the expression to look at the member roster and find that #. when it does, I want the first and last names to get writen to the fname and lname fields on the form.

date is automatically filled in and Payment code (accounting code) is automatically filled in - default #

currently, this is the dlookup script I am trying to use and I get compile errors:

Private Sub MemberID_AfterUpdate()
dlookup("[memberID]","member roster","[memberID]=form!ocmemberspayment.[lastName]")
End Sub

(it is currently on the the Member # field on the form).

Later, I want to be able to ADD new members as they show up to the member roster table. So if the lookup does not return a name, once the transaction is filled in and saved, it will put the name in the member roster table. First things first though

thanks for any help



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