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Notes Anywhere!
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Put Notes on Any Form in your Access Database


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In this video, I'm going to teach you how to put notes on any form in your Microsoft Access database using a little bit of VBA and SQL. Handy for notes on your menu forms, list forms, or anywhere else you want. 

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  • Step 1: Create your NoteT (NoteID, NoteText)
  • Step 2: Create your Notes textbox control
  • Step 3: Set the Tag property of your Notes textbox to the NoteID you want to use
  • Step 4: Form Load event:
    • Notes = Nz(DLookup("NoteText", "NoteT", "NoteID=" & Notes.Tag), "")
  • Step 5: Notes After Update event:
    • CurrentDb.Execute "UPDATE NoteT SET NoteText=""" & Notes & """ WHERE NoteID=" & Notes.Tag

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