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    zarfx4 is offline Novice
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    May 2009

    Help with Continuous Forms and RecordSource

    Hello a question. Been hashing this out and cant get it to do what I want it to do. I have a Continuous Form that looks at a table and returns results based off a search box on a form. What I want to do is have a MsgBox pop up if no results are returned. Here is what I currently have:

    Private Sub search_button_Click()
    If Me.filter_ID = "" Then
    MsgBox "Please Enter Merchant (DBA or Legal) or an ID to Search for."
    Exit Sub
    Me.text_search.Visible = True
    Me.filter_ID = SuperReplace(Me.filter_ID, " ")
    Me.filter_ID = "*" & Me.filter_ID & "*"
    Me.RecordSource = "SELECT * FROM qryMERCHSearch WHERE DBASearch LIKE '" & Me.filter_ID & "'"
    Me.filter_ID = Replace(Me.filter_ID, "*", "")
    Me.ID.Visible = True
    Me.DBA.Visible = True
    Me.Merch.Visible = True
    Me.Email_Date.Visible = True
    Me.Line65.Visible = True
    Me.text_search.Visible = False
    End If
    End Sub

    I know i need to do something like a If IsNull or IF ____ = True with the Recordsource and Requery function, but i cannot get it to work correctly...

    any ideas???

    Thanks ahead of time!!!!!

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    dcrake is offline Competent Performer
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    Aug 2009
    What is SuperReplace()? never heard of it


  3. #3
    zarfx4 is offline Novice
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    its a module that removes specific characters from a string if need be.

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