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Access VBA Macros | Recordsets exercise | Adding toy, checking if already exists
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Have a look at the tblProduct table - it contains a list of possible gifts (and has nothing to do with any of the other tables in this database!):
Something for everyone here ...
Create a new module called modProducts, and in this a procedure calledAddToyWithGivenName which asks the user for the name of a new toy:
Use the InputBox function, and store the toy chosen in a variable
Extend your macro so that it stores the name of this new toy as a new record in the tblProduct table, using the AddNew method.
If you have time, modify your macro so that if you type in a toy whose name already exists, you get a warning message and the duplicate toy name is not added:
You need to loop over all the records in the table, checking for each that its name isn't the same as the toy you've just entered
If you get all of this working, close your form and module and breathe a deep sigh of satisfaction!