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In this Microsoft Access TechHelp tutorial, I will show you how to run VBA code when the user opens a form and moves from record to record. This is handy if you are doing things like changing the visibility or colors of different fields based on user input.

David asks: "In my form, I have certain fields that are made not visible based on the user’s input in other fields. For example, if the customer is not active, I can hide his Credit Limit. I used an After Update event for this. However, when I open the form or move from record to record, the Credit Limit field is still visible. How do I hide this field based on the current customer’s existing value?"

This video will show you how to do just that.

   

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