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    jlgray0127 is offline Competent Performer
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    docmd.echo

    I'm sure this is an easy one! I have been looking for about 40 minutes trying to find a quick answer to this.
    I have a module to refresh all my forms when I click a button.

    The code for the button is below:

    Private Sub Command217_Click()
    Me.Refresh
    Call RefreshForms
    End Sub



    I'm would like to use echo when it starts so all the flickering is not going on with my form, and a message box saying the "Calculating" to display,
    then to repaint the form when done, which is to stop the echo command.

    I think if I could understand what was happening exactly with the echo and how it calls the message box, I could have figured it out, but for some reason, I can not get this fairly simple task to click in my head.
    Any help is greatly appreciated!
    Thanks in advance!

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    Never used Echo so I Googled. Looks like a good discussion at http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/For...5-e40df9a16efc

    I don't think there is a 'message box' - review http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr.../ff193863.aspx
    How to attach file: http://www.accessforums.net/showthread.php?t=70301 To provide db: copy, remove confidential data, run compact & repair, zip w/Windows Compression.

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