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Access Calendar Seminar
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Manage your appointments, and create printable monthly reports from your Access databases.

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Triple State Checkboxes Comment from Ronald Pero @ 8/14/2013
After further playing around with the triple state of my checkbox is that at least in Access 2010 you cannot put anything in the default value for the checkbox.  The video says to set that to False but maybe that worked in 2007, in 2010 at least it makes the checkbox act like its locked and so it won't change state.

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I'm not sure what you mean. You can set the default value of a check box to YES, NO, or (in the case of a tri-state) NULL. I know for a fact that this works in Access 2007 and 2013. I don't see why it wouldn't work in 2010.
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Triple State Checkboxes Comment from Ronald Pero @ 8/12/2013
I cannot seem to get the triple state version of the listbox to work in Access 2010.  I found an article online that said you needed to change the closed items checkbox data type to integer instead of yes/no.  Doing this did seem to prevent me from getting an error but it still doesn't seem to work as a triple state.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

Reply from Richard Rost:

They're a pain to work with. They're easiest as UNBOUND check boxes to select criteria on a form. If you want to use it with a BOUND field, then YES, you need to make the data type Integer or Long Integer (you can't use a Y/N value). Yes will be -1, No will be 0, NO SELECTION will be NULL.
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