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Michelle Seidelin 
9 months ago
Hello everyone

I am trying to add the timesheet to the database which I built in an earlier class everything is working as far as I can see except that doesn't ask me do I want to create an invoice and it doesn't hide there invoiced items I must have missed something out here is the code that I have in the button which does the invoicing Read More...
Adam Schwanz
9 months ago
If thats all the code you have you are missing stuff. Watch the extended cut again, mainly from 22minutes onward and see if that helps
Michelle Seidelin
9 months ago
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Nicole Muller 
9 months ago
Hi, I'm just learning Access and I have one major obstacle that I can't figure out how to solve. I'm hoping a more advanced developer can help. I have one table with client names and information. I have another table with referrals.  Each client can have multiple referrals.  I'm trying to build a search box where I can search to see if a client already exists and if they do, add the new referral.  If they are not found in the search, it means I need to add a new client.  I've tried to do this with having the client lookup in the top of the form and the referral information in a subform. If I use a combo box, it wants me to choose someone and doesn't like if I don't make a choice. Any suggestions on how to do this? Thank you.
Adam Schwanz
9 months ago
You can do this with a text box and an after update event. It's going to take some VBA coding. The text box searching is covered in Access Dev 8 (it's search as you type with key press but can be used on after update) you would just need to add in a DLOOKUP in the afterupdate event, if it returns null then some code to open up your new client form. If you're just beginning this is probably out of your current scope of understanding. I'd suggest just keep going with the lessons and learning, if it's that urgent me or some of the other devs on here do consults for hire, but it's going to be more rewarding in the end if you kept learning.
Nicole Muller
9 months ago
Hi Adam,
Thanks for your speedy response. I'm glad this is something that can be programmed. You are right that it's out of the scope of my present learning. I do plan to continue classes so that I can manage and make changes to the database. I am interested in learning more about your fee for service. I'm a social worker and am trying to learn this so that I can better serve and understand the client need and referral trends. So, I am trying to learn and build this on top of a 50-60 hr week.
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Joseph Messina 
9 months ago
Hi Richard:

I'm so proud of mysrlf.  I fixed my SCAT database.  I took out the split form that I had and created a continuous form and moved my search by date range to the continuous form and buttons I had on the other form.  I understand if you are very busy still swamped if you are.  I would like to know if I can send you the dstabase to take a look at it to see what you think about it.  I don't any help with it.  I juzt want you to look it over to see what you think how i built it and tske a look at eveeything in the VBA code.  Can you pleaze lwt me know.  I know will be paid support if you look at it or if you just want me to send you screen shots.  Can you please let me know?
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9 months ago

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