Change text based on date

I want to change the text color on a report using the attached code but can't
get it to wor not sure where I'm going wrong
txtOrderDueDate is a long date? 12/08/2009
Private Sub Report_Load()
If Me.txtOrderDueDate.Value <= Date + 2 Then
Me.txtOrderDueDate.ForeColor = RGB(255, 0, 0)
Me.txtOrderDueDate.ForeColor = RGB(0, 255, 0)
End If
End Sub

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jbair via wrote:

>I want to change the text color on a report using the attached code but can't
>get it to wor not sure where I'm going wrong
>txtOrderDueDate is a long date? 12/08/2009
>Private Sub Report_Load()
>If Me.txtOrderDueDate.Value <= Date + 2 Then
>Me.txtOrderDueDate.ForeColor = RGB(255, 0, 0)
>Me.txtOrderDueDate.ForeColor = RGB(0, 255, 0)
>End If
>End Sub

A Report's Load event is not used for Preview or Normal
views (I think it's only for web reports).  Instead use the
Format or Print event of the section containing the
txtOrderDueDate text box.  Alternatively, you could use
COnditional Formatting.

MVP [MS Access]
12/7/2009 10:48:17 PM
Thanks Marshall works great now!

Marshall Barton wrote:
>>I want to change the text color on a report using the attached code but can't
>>get it to wor not sure where I'm going wrong
>[quoted text clipped - 7 lines]
>>End If
>>End Sub
>A Report's Load event is not used for Preview or Normal
>views (I think it's only for web reports).  Instead use the
>Format or Print event of the section containing the
>txtOrderDueDate text box.  Alternatively, you could use
>COnditional Formatting.

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