Message box error check box

I have built a databse, on a form i have a close  button i want to do
a few checks to see if certain text boxes have data in them. I would
want message box and then i want it to set focus to that box ( and
highty llight it in red if pos)

I have about 10 checks to do on every form that the best way to do

12/25/2009 5:51:41 PM
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"Simon" <> wrote in message
>I have built a databse, on a form i have a close  button i want to do
> a few checks to see if certain text boxes have data in them. I would
> want message box and then i want it to set focus to that box ( and
> highty llight it in red if pos)
> I have about 10 checks to do on every form that the best way to do
> this

Add something like a "2" to the Tag property of the textboxes you want to 
check. Try using the code below in a standard module:

Public Sub CheckIt(frm As Form)
'�  Arvin Meyer 12/25/09
' Free use permitted if copyright left intact
On Error Resume Next

Dim ctl As Control

    For Each ctl In frm.Controls
        With ctl
                If .ControlType = acTextBox Then
                    If ctl.Tag = 2 Then
                        MsgBox "Please fill in the required data", vbOKOnly, 
"Data Required"
                        Exit Sub
                    End If
                End If
        End With
    Next ctl

Set ctl = Nothing
Set frm = Nothing

End Sub

Call it like:

Private Sub Form_BeforeUpdate(Cancel As Integer)
End Sub

Arvin Meyer, MCP, MVP

12/25/2009 8:08:46 PM

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