Code needed

stafire_18

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Dec 8, 2004
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I need a code where if i mark a check box then a field in the form will default to the current date. For example i have a form that needs approval. Well whe I check mark the box as approved I want the approval date (today) to be generated then I can save after that. Thanks.
 

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Andrew Fergus

MrExcel MVP
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Sep 9, 2004
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Hi
Add the following code to the 'After Update' event of the check box :

Code:
Private Sub Approved_AfterUpdate()
If Me.Approved = True Then
    Me.ApprovalDate = Date
Else
    Me.ApprovalDate = ""
End If
End Sub

Change the field names to suit - I used 'Approved' for the check box and 'ApprovalDate' for the date.

HTH, Andrew
 

stafire_18

Board Regular
Joined
Dec 8, 2004
Messages
162
getting an error message in the bold

Private Sub Approved_AfterUpdate()
If Me.Approved = True Then
Me.ApprovalDate = Date
Else
Me.ApprovalDate = ""
End If
End Sub
 

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