28-Jul-2006, 08:42 AM
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Re: Use Value of a variable in vb function
Use the construct Me.Controls("H" & Num).value
"NMThoman" wrote in message
>I have 12 fields in a form (H1, H2, H3, etc). Each field has a button that
Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/information-technology/14002-use-value-of-variable-vb-function.html
> can be clicked to perform an action (move all the values up one space, or
> down one space). On click, I pass the number 1, 2, 3, etc. to the vb
> function to know where to start shifting data.
> I am attempting to create a "generic" statement that can be used for all
> fields. To do this I have said that my variable = "H" & Num (Num being
> populated with 1-12). This works fine. My variable (holdentry) then
> H3 (for example).
> I then have another variable that I am trying to equate to the value of
> variable. H3, for example, represents a field on my form. I want my new
> variable to be = to the value stored in H3 on the form. It's a hire date.
> So if the date is 4/23/2000. I want my new variable to = 4/23/2000. Not
> string H3. I have made many attempts with single and double quotes,
> ampersands, etc. I obvioulsy have something wrong, because I either get
> "string" H3, or I get the variable name (holdentry). I then want to test
> this field for specific things.
> My latest attempt was:
> holdentry = "H" & Entry
> (where Entry contains a number 1 - 12 --- 3 in this case)
> I would like to know the screen/form value of H3.
> holdEntryValue = "'" & holdentry & "'"
> (double quote, single quote, space, ampersand, space, variable, space,
> ampersand, space, quote, single quote, quote).
> Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. I have done this before, I
> just can't remember the exact formatting used before.
> Thanks a bunch for your help!
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