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auto tab to next field after entering data

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

  1. mrsprater

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    I am working in a form and want for the cursor to automatically tab to the
    next field after the entry is complets (ex. entering a date 010106 should
    send the cursor to the next field. I want to be able to set this after the
    number of characters allowed for that field are entered. Thank you in advance!
     
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  3. Brendan Reynolds

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    Set the AutoTab property of each control to Yes. You'll find the property on
    the 'Other' tab in the Properties window in form design view.

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    Brendan Reynolds
    Access MVP

    "mrsprater" <mrsprater@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:5C59407D-C53C-470B-8031-AC9C68C76CC7@microsoft.com...
    >I am working in a form and want for the cursor to automatically tab to the
    > next field after the entry is complets (ex. entering a date 010106 should
    > send the cursor to the next field. I want to be able to set this after the
    > number of characters allowed for that field are entered. Thank you in
    > advance!
     
  4. Al Camp

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    mrsprater,
    Given an input mask of say... 00/00/00;0;_
    Set the AutoTab property for the field to yes.
    As soon as a legitimate date is entered (010106), the cursor will tab to the next field.

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    hth
    Al Camp
    Candia Computer Consulting - Candia NH
    http://home.comcast.net/~cccsolutions

    "mrsprater" <mrsprater@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:5C59407D-C53C-470B-8031-AC9C68C76CC7@microsoft.com...
    >I am working in a form and want for the cursor to automatically tab to the
    > next field after the entry is complets (ex. entering a date 010106 should
    > send the cursor to the next field. I want to be able to set this after the
    > number of characters allowed for that field are entered. Thank you in advance!
     
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