How do I Lock a field in a sub-form

I have a customer info input form and link to a subform.  However, I would 
like to lock a particular field in this subform and leave the rest of the 
fileds in this subform unlock.  
Anyone can help?   Thanks a lot.

pat c
2/7/2008 2:06:01 PM
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On 7 Feb, 14:06, pat c <> wrote:
> I have a customer info input form and link to a subform. =A0However, I wou=
> like to lock a particular field in this subform and leave the rest of the
> fileds in this subform unlock. =A0
> Anyone can help? =A0 Thanks a lot.
> pat c

locked as in design_mode -> Properties of the form -> Data -> set
Locked to Yes?
2/7/2008 2:12:08 PM
If you want to lock a control in a subform from the parent form:

Me.SubFormControlName.Form.ControlName.Locked = True

SubFormControlName is the name of the subform control on the main form, not 
the name of the form being used as the subform.
Dave Hargis, Microsoft Access MVP

"pat c" wrote:

> I have a customer info input form and link to a subform.  However, I would 
> like to lock a particular field in this subform and leave the rest of the 
> fileds in this subform unlock.  
> Anyone can help?   Thanks a lot.
> pat c
2/7/2008 2:16:03 PM
    You don't say "when" you want to Lock the record... AfterUpdate perhaps.
    Or, are your saying you want the field in one subform record Locked, but 
that same field in other subform records editable?

    Amswering your question just as you stated it... make the field...
        Enabled = No and
        Locked = Yes.
or just...
        Locked = Yes
    Al Campagna
    Microsoft Access MVP

    "Find a job that you love... and you'll never work a day in your life."

"pat c" <> wrote in message
>I have a customer info input form and link to a subform.  However, I would
> like to lock a particular field in this subform and leave the rest of the
> fileds in this subform unlock.
> Anyone can help?   Thanks a lot.
> pat c 

2/7/2008 2:21:45 PM

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