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Function Call from properties window

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

  1. Mark

    Mark
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    This may be a duplicate post. If so I apologize.

    Here's what I'm doing:


    Function CheckNumber(dblNumber as Double) as Boolean
    CheckNumber=True
    If dblNumber > 999 or dblNumber < -999 then
    msgbox("Error")
    Cancel=true
    CheckNumber=False
    End If
    End Function


    My function call within the properties window:
    Before Update -
    =CheckNumber([controlName])


    I need the control name to be the control that I'm on. I could put
    this function call in all my controls and change the control name
    everytime, but isnt't there a way to pass the value of the control that

    triggered the event? Something like =CheckNumber(Me.Control)


    - Mark
     
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  3. Douglas J Steele

    Douglas J Steele
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    Look into ActiveControl in the Help file.

    --
    Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
    http://I.Am/DougSteele
    (no e-mails, please!)


    "Mark" <mfreeman@comptrex.com> wrote in message
    news:1148057777.758285.127570@j55g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
    > This may be a duplicate post. If so I apologize.
    >
    > Here's what I'm doing:
    >
    >
    > Function CheckNumber(dblNumber as Double) as Boolean
    > CheckNumber=True
    > If dblNumber > 999 or dblNumber < -999 then
    > msgbox("Error")
    > Cancel=true
    > CheckNumber=False
    > End If
    > End Function
    >
    >
    > My function call within the properties window:
    > Before Update -
    > =CheckNumber([controlName])
    >
    >
    > I need the control name to be the control that I'm on. I could put
    > this function call in all my controls and change the control name
    > everytime, but isnt't there a way to pass the value of the control that
    >
    > triggered the event? Something like =CheckNumber(Me.Control)
    >
    >
    > - Mark
    >
     
  4. Mark

    Mark
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    Thanks. I'll check it out.

    - Mark
     
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