Advanced VBA | Revision of VBA exercise | Access form - looping over controls

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Software ==> Advanced VBA  (33 exercises)
Version ==> Any MS Office versions
Topic ==> Revision of VBA  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> VBA training
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Consider the form called Results:

Results in continuous form

Clearly Chelsea would not normally lose like this ...

In a separate module, write a macro which:

  • Opens the form called Results in design view (use DoCmd.OpenForm)
  • Sets an object variable to refer to this form
  • Loops over all of the controls in this form, deciding for each whether it is a label, a textbox or something else, and adding 1 to the appropriate total
  • Writes out the final statistics

The output from your macro should look like this:

Output listing numbers of each control

The 2 other controls are actually combo boxes

To find the type of a control, use a command like: IF TypeOf c Is TextBox THEN

Run your macro to check it works!

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