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Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Garry, Oct 30, 2005.

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    I am developing a database to keep track of inventory for a home business.
    One to the things I have to keep track of is defective merchandise I return
    to the supplier for replacement or credit. I usually wait until I have 3 or
    4 items before making a return shipment.
    The data is stored in 2 linked tables. tblReturn_ShipmentsDefects,
    containing RtnShipNo (primary key), date, ShipCost, Shipped (Yes/No), &
    Received (Yes/No). ; and tblReturnDefects, containing the details of each
    defective item and a RtnShipNo field linked to the main table.

    I have a form, frmShip_RtnShipment, that is used to enter the date and
    shipping costs when a shipment is made. The form has a subform,
    sfrmRtnShip_Defects, listing the defective items in tblReturnDefects linked
    by RtnShipNo. This form works fine.

    I have another form, frmView_RtnShips, that displays information about
    return shipments, with a subform, sfrmView_ReturnDefects, showing the items
    in that shipment. This form works fine.

    frmView_RtnShips is opened by a command button on a Main Form with VBA in
    the OnClick event:
    DoCmd.OpenForm " frmView_RtnShips"

    frmShip_RtnShipment is also opened by a command button on a Main Form with
    VBA in the OnClick event:
    DoCmd.OpenForm " frmShip_RtnShipment "

    Both of these work fine.

    I then wanted to add a SHIP command button to the form – frmView_RtnShips,
    that would be enabled & made visible if the current return shipment has not
    been shipped. The OnClick event of SHIP is:
    DoCmd.Close acForm, "frmView_RtnShips"
    DoCmd.OpenForm "frmShip_RtnShipment"

    When I click the SHIP button for an unshipped return on frmView_RtnShips,
    frmShip_RtnShipment opens, BUT the subform is totally blank (all white, not
    even column headings are shown) The only thing I can think of is that there
    may be an event timing issue since both of these forms are based on the same
    2 tables, but I have no idea what it is. Any help greatly appreciated.

    Thanks -- Garry Gross
     
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