Select Option Group Option Based On Checkbox Value

Aug 22, 2005


I've got an Option Group with 3 options; Yes, No and Future.

I also have a range of Check Boxes; 1 for every day of the week.

When one of the check boxes is selected I want the Option Group to change to Yes.

Currently, the Option Group defaults to Future and No will only be available by manually selecting it. This doesn't need to be changed.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!


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Oct 4, 2006

I need an help on my DB.
I have a form with some comboboxes and checkboxes inside an option group, which is a value of a table.
The table is named TB_ALLEGATI and the field inside this table is named TIPO_CANALE (this also the option group name).

the checkbox inside the option group are named SMS, MMS and VOICE with value as 1, 2 and 3.

I want to save the value checked by the user and store it in the table TB_ALLEGATI, but the problem is that i'm able to save only 1,2 or 3 and not the value name that are SMS, MMS and VOICE.

Have you a suggestion on how to perform this action?
Have you any code example?

Thanks in advance.

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Here is the glitch: even though the radio buttons apply the filter correctly, no “black spot” appears in the button. Other signals on the screen let me know what word type is selected, so I can accomplish what I want, but I want the “black spots” too!

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Hello All

Talk about frustrating and I am sure the answer will be easy for some.

I have a Main form with search criteria and a subform with the data. See the attached image for the layout. The data comes from a query.

I have a yes/no field called "CompletedP" that I want to use to search on. This field is to filter in/out completed jobs. The Frame is called the generic name "Frame60". I am using an option group with the choice of yes or no plus other search criteria using combo boxes. The combo box filtering is fine but the option box does not appear to form any part of the search. To search I select any of the boxes and select "Search".

I post the code here.

Any assistance would be very much appreciated.

Private Sub cmdSearch_Click()
On Error Resume Next
Dim strFilterSQL As String
Dim sSql As String
Dim sCriteria As String
sCriteria = "WHERE 1=1 "

'This code is for a specific search where you will need to enter the exact string
'The source for this code can either be from a table or query
If Me![Location] <> "" Then
sCriteria = sCriteria & " AND qrySearchCriteriaSub6.Location = """ & Location & """"
End If

If Me![Code] <> "" Then
sCriteria = sCriteria & " AND qrySearchCriteriaSub6.Code like """ & Code & "*"""
End If

If Me![ClientCode] <> "" Then
sCriteria = sCriteria & " AND qrySearchCriteriaSub6.ClientCode Like """ & ClientCode & "*"""
End If

If Me![ProjectCode] <> "" Then
sCriteria = sCriteria & " AND qrySearchCriteriaSub6.ProjectCode = """ & ProjectCode & """"
End If

If Me![StartDate] <> "" And EndDate <> "" Then
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End If

Select Case Me.Frame60.Value
Case 1
strFilterSQL = sSql & " Where [CompletedP] = -1;"
Case 2
strFilterSQL = sSql & " Where [CompletedP] = 0;"
Case Else
strFilterSQL = sSql & ";"
End Select

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End If

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