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Opening Subforms in Design View

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by David, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. David

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    Sometimes (often on a given form), when I open the form in design view, the
    subform is not visable in design view. I can go to form view and then back to
    design view and somestimes/sometime not it will be visible.

    I know I can open the subform in a separate window, but I would rather not.

    Any suggestions?
     
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  3. Larry Daugherty

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    It may be that the invisible subform has no data in it.

    HTH
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    "David" <David@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:A059906F-197F-4103-AE5E-B5AD6B815377@microsoft.com...
    > Sometimes (often on a given form), when I open the form in design

    view, the
    > subform is not visable in design view. I can go to form view and

    then back to
    > design view and somestimes/sometime not it will be visible.
    >
    > I know I can open the subform in a separate window, but I would

    rather not.
    >
    > Any suggestions?
     
  4. David

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    Thanks Larry - but I created the subform and it has data. I discovered that
    rather than opening it from the form view, if I go to the forms list, I can
    open the main form and the subforms will open as well. Takes a couple extra
    steps, b ut it gets me there for now.

    "Larry Daugherty" wrote:

    > It may be that the invisible subform has no data in it.
    >
    > HTH
    > --
    > -Larry-
    > --
    >
    > "David" <David@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:A059906F-197F-4103-AE5E-B5AD6B815377@microsoft.com...
    > > Sometimes (often on a given form), when I open the form in design

    > view, the
    > > subform is not visable in design view. I can go to form view and

    > then back to
    > > design view and somestimes/sometime not it will be visible.
    > >
    > > I know I can open the subform in a separate window, but I would

    > rather not.
    > >
    > > Any suggestions?

    >
    >
    >
     
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