Updateing data when closing forms

I am using MS Access 2000
I have a table that has several required fields.
I developed a form to add records to the table.
In addition to the table fields, the form has a form-close button 
constructed with the button wizard.
When I enter a record that does not have the required information and close 
the form with the “Close Window” (X) button on the tool bar, the appropriate 
error message appears telling me that there is missing data. (Just what I 
When I use the close button on the form, the form closes with no message and 
without adding the record.
How do I give the button on the form the properties it needs to act the same 
as the X button on the tool bar?

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I'm guessing your close button uses DoCmd>close. It has long been recommended
that the code   

If Me.Dirty Then Me.Dirty = False

be inserted before using 


to close a form because of a quirk in Access. When DoCmd.Close is used,
Access closes the form regardless of whether a validation rule or required
field rule has been violated! If one of these rules has been violated, Access
will simply dump the record, close the form, and not tell the user that the
record has been dumped! 


If Me.Dirty Then Me.Dirty = False 

forces Access to attempt to save the record, and if a violation has occurred,
will throw up a warning message allowing correction to be made before closing
the form.

There's ALWAYS more than one way to skin a cat!

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