Open a form.
Syntax DoCmd.OpenForm(FormName, View, FilterName, WhereCondition, DataMode, WindowMode, OpenArgs) Key FormName The name of the form to open. View An AcFormView constant that specifies the view in which the form will open. Default=acNormal FilterName The name of a query saved in the current database. WhereCondition An SQL WHERE clause (without the word WHERE.) DataMode An AcFormOpenDataMode constant that specifies the data entry mode for the form. applies only to forms opened in Form or Datasheet view. WindowMode An AcWindowMode constant that specifies the window mode in which the form opens. default = acWindowNormal. OpenArgs A string expression that is used to set the form’s OpenArgs property. This can then be used by code in a form module.
Use OpenForm to open a form in Form view, form Design view, Print Preview, or Datasheet view.
To open the same form twice, requires using a form variable/reference, the Set statement creates a temporary copy of the form in memory.
In the declarations section:
Dim frmX as Form
In the OnClick property of a command button:Private Sub cmdDemo_Click() Set frmX = New Form_frmDemo frmX.setfocus End Sub
'Open frmAppointments and display records for the current patient:
DoCmd.OpenForm "frmAppointments", , , "PatientID=" & Me!txtPatientID
'Open frmTravel and display all the records
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Q210248 - How to Open Multiple Instances of a Form
OpenReport - Open a report
SetParameter - Set a parameter before opening a Form or Report.