If my form shows you a control that seems to have nothing in it, does it
have spaces or a zero-length string, or does it have nothing (Null) for aReference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/information-technology/7749-inserting-tabs-only-spaces-datasheet-view.htmlReference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=7749
You've decided that you need spaces for some purpose (undisclosed), but how
are your users to make sense of what you would have Access store?
If you describe a bit more about why you feel you need spaces, the 'group
readers may be able to offer an alternative approach...
"XjeaxaxX" wrote in message
> I'm entering data in my table via datasheet view. In some text fields, I
> want (for instance) three or four spaces, nothing else. Spaces are
> to me. However, as soon as I hit enter or tab or an arrow key, Access
> changes my spaces to an empty cell. How do I combat this? Also, how
> would I
> enter a tab?
> I know ctrl+enter puts a carriage return in a text field, but ctrl (or
> shift) + tab (or space) do not do the trick for me.
> Thanks for any help!