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TIA... EDIT2: Ok right, copy all the controls. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode September 22nd,12:14 AM #1 Cannot Close Access Form Excerpt belows states a workaround. this content

I tested for the "BeforeUpdate" event, but that was not triggered since the "Activate" event appears to be the only event being triggered. Running Access 2007 with Windows 7, both fully updated. Last Jump to page: Threads 1 to 25 of 12175 Forum: Forms Using Forms in Access. I've done quite a bit of googling in the past 2 hours and only found this one bit that may help: "There's a max of 7xx (seven hundred something) controls you http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/cannot-close-access-form.1115658/

once i had the .txt files i kept them as backup in addition to keeping copies of significant "milestone" MDBs. I wonder if the original user might have incorrect VBE options set? currently using SS 2008R2 Reply With Quote 10-31-10,12:51 #3 izyrider View Profile View Forum Posts Cavalier King Charles Join Date Dec 2002 Location Préverenges, Switzerland Posts 3,740 LastGasp.

Trying that. if i recall correctly these forms require a DAO reference set. I don't have an OnClose handler for this form. then on a whim I decided to change all my macros to visual basic and lo and behold I can now save the changes to the form without any problem.

Posts: 1,711 Thanks: 0 Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts maybe this will help. __________________ Access 2003 / XP Pro "We draw our own designs But fortune has to make that save-as-text the form definition* delete the form import-from-text the form definition* * the form definition will include all of big-A's auto-stuff needed to stick the form on the screen, plus any Sign up now! http://stackoverflow.com/questions/84332/what-can-prevent-an-ms-access-2000-form-from-closing First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone.

Jan 14 '11 #9 reply Expert Mod 10K+ P: 12,110 Rabbit [Patients.Patient Index] is the name of the field? i don't know about "good practice". Last edited by TheArkive; 10-31-10 at 16:07. Only then will it close.

At first thought it was just my installation of Access but passed the DB to another user who had the same problem. https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/f13b405c-3cd9-4644-8d3d-d0339ebcc398/cannot-save-a-changed-form?forum=accessdev I'm betting you have overlapping windows active - change this to Tabbed Go to Solution 2 Comments LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 MS Access 1 Message Accepted Solution by:adaytay2010-08-11 Click I tried most of the suggestions on this post with no success. I've never actually had all of my 50+ forms in the code window.

I suppose I should also mention that this form is very complex. news wazz View Public Profile Visit wazz's homepage! It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Sign Up Now!

So is it a pretty good practice to save those forms in that text format as backups? I have been using this database withfew changes (and mostly design changes) for over two years and have had no problems. Thanks. have a peek at these guys There's a bug in Access 2000 where Access won't close if you test the value without explicitly using the Value property in the vba code, like this: If Me.chkbox Then versus:

It's quick & easy. Database works fine but a) cannot save any changes to forms b) Renaming forms sees them change back to original name after about a second c) "The search key was not All reports work.

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Would you consider summing up the advice you've given me here in a single post so that I can put the "best answer" on that one, making it easier for those Also, I cannot use the ofiice button save as to get a copy of the form. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed the link i posted suggested adding DoEvents before carrying on with the rest of the code (closing).

When I click the window's "X" button, I get: "Syntax error (missing operator) in query expression '[Patients.Patient Index]='." How can it be opening the right window if it's having a problem The time now is 04:49 AM. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-close/cannot-close-a-web-page.html It's actually adding a record for the chart number I entered, and it opens the correct window to look at all the fields for that record, so what's going on?

As I specified in my descriptions, I enter the new number, press to exit the field, and the new window opens, in which I can finish entering the rest of It cannot be closed by pressing the "X" in the upper right corner or by going to FILE>>EXIT. That's what the error message says. The post you referred me to, is going in the correct direction, I just don't understand it for now.

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