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Multiple Record Return Alert

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by ckendricks7@yahoo.com, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. ckendricks7@yahoo.com

    ckendricks7@yahoo.com
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    I have a form that pulls up individual client records utilizing a
    parameter query as it's Record Source. I want to open a MsgBox if more
    than one client record is returned. I know that I can use the DCount
    function and a field from the returned data (like the primary key) to
    somehow trigger a MsgBox, but I just can't seem to get it to work.
     
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  3. strive4peace

    strive4peace
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    how about this:

    '~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    If Me.Recordset.RecordCount > 1 Then
    msgbox Me.Recordset.RecordCount _
    & " records were returned" _
    , , "RecordCount"
    End If
    '~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Warm Regards,
    Crystal
    Microsoft Access MVP 2006

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    Have an awesome day ;)

    remote programming and training
    strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com

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    ckendricks7@yahoo.com wrote:
    > I have a form that pulls up individual client records utilizing a
    > parameter query as it's Record Source. I want to open a MsgBox if more
    > than one client record is returned. I know that I can use the DCount
    > function and a field from the returned data (like the primary key) to
    > somehow trigger a MsgBox, but I just can't seem to get it to work.
    >
     
  4. charles.kendricks@charter.net

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    I tried attaching this bit of code to the OnOpen event and also to the
    OnLoad event of the form and neither worked ???
     
  5. strive4peace

    strive4peace
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    Hi Charles,

    the code should go OnLoad...

    remember, the conditions are such that you only see a
    message if MORE than one record is returned...

    try this for testing...

    '~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Private Sub Form_Load()
    If Me.Recordset.RecordCount > 1 Then
    MsgBox Me.Recordset.RecordCount _
    & " records were returned" _
    , , "RecordCount"
    Else
    MsgBox "one record was returned" _
    , , "One record"
    End If
    End Sub
    '~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`

    Warm Regards,
    Crystal
    Microsoft Access MVP 2006

    *
    Have an awesome day ;)

    remote programming and training
    strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com

    *

    charles.kendricks@charter.net wrote:
    > I tried attaching this bit of code to the OnOpen event and also to the
    > OnLoad event of the form and neither worked ???
    >
     
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