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    JamieGMN is offline Novice
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    Question Data Entry Form that pulls/pre-populates field based on previous data in the table

    I am trying to develop a "new invoice form" that will pull up previous invoices as reference and allow modification. I am using VBA .addnew code to write the new invoice data into the table but am struggling with the best way to pre populate the fields (and thus minimize the need to change data if majority of the bill/field are the same time after time). When I pull previous information via query to the form, any edits actually change the prior data. I really just want to load the values but not have dynamically linked. thanks

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    Micron is offline Virtually Inert Person
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    Maybe this will help
    - "doesn't work" doesn't help. Implement changes in copies of your database.
    Iím telling everyone it's good to eat dried grapes. Itís all about raisin awareness.

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    Another technique you might find useful is VBA to set control's DefaultValue property so entered value will carry forward to subsequent records in same session.
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