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Update Field on a Form

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Matt W., Nov 11, 2005.

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  1. Matt W.

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    I want to have a field on my form that automatically puts the date and time
    the data in any other field on the form was last updated. Any help is
    appreciated. Thanks
     
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  3. tina

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    to do that, you need to store the "last updated" date/time in a field in the
    form's underlying table. remember that data is not stored in forms - it's
    stored in tables, and displayed in forms.

    you can add a field to the table, i'll call it ModifiedDate, with data type
    Date/Time. if your form is bound to a query or SQL statement (rather than
    directly to the table), then make sure you add the ModifiedDate field to the
    RecordSource. add a control to the form, bound to field ModifiedDate, and
    give it the same name "ModifiedDate". in the *form's* BeforeUpdate event
    procedure, add the following code, as

    Me!ModifiedDate = Now

    if you don't know how to create an event procedure, see the illustrated
    instructions at http://home.att.net/~california.db/downloads.html (scrolling
    down to the CreateEventProcedure.pdf link).

    hth


    "Matt W." <MattW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:6D228BA0-19B1-42BA-A130-9B065EEAB5B4@microsoft.com...
    > I want to have a field on my form that automatically puts the date and

    time
    > the data in any other field on the form was last updated. Any help is
    > appreciated. Thanks
     
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