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Auto fill in date field on continuous forms

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Jim, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Jim

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    I am working on a database from a different group in my company than
    where I am assigned. This database consists basically of one
    continuous form (multiple records on a form) and this database was
    converted earlier this year from 97 to 2000. Since the conversion to
    2000 a certain feature of convenience no longer works. This is where a
    specific date (usually today's date but not always) is entered in the
    date field of the first and last record and then the remaining records
    automatically fill in the same date in their date fields, which can
    save a lot of entering. Can someone explain to me how this is normally
    set up to do that and possible reasons why this converted database no
    longer functions this way? Thanks as usual.

    Jim
     
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  3. Jim

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    Jim wrote:
    > I am working on a database from a different group in my company than
    > where I am assigned. This database consists basically of one
    > continuous form (multiple records on a form) and this database was
    > converted earlier this year from 97 to 2000. Since the conversion to
    > 2000 a certain feature of convenience no longer works. This is where a
    > specific date (usually today's date but not always) is entered in the
    > date field of the first and last record and then the remaining records
    > automatically fill in the same date in their date fields, which can
    > save a lot of entering. Can someone explain to me how this is normally
    > set up to do that and possible reasons why this converted database no
    > longer functions this way? Thanks as usual.
    >
    > Jim


    I forgot to note that the auto fill in happens between "added" records
    only and will not affect the entire form.

    Jim
     

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