Access | Uses of VBA exercise | Owner form validation
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Create a new form called frmOwners that roughly resembles the example shown below:
Don't worry about the formatting of the form
Use the BeforeUpdate event of the form apply validation so that it is impossible to save a record unless:
- The owner's name is filled in;
- The date of birth is filled in;
- The date of birth lies between 1st January 1900 and today's date.
Test that your validation works, then close and save the form.