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ACC2000: New Data in an ADP File Is Displayed Incorrectly in a Text Box That Has a Default Value

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In an Access project (ADP) file, data that is displayed in bound text boxes on a form is displayed incorrectly if the control has the DefaultValue property set to a string of n characters and a new value is entered in the text box that has more than n characters. When the text box loses focus, only the first n characters are displayed in the text box.

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To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367� OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
To temporarily work around this problem, when you create a default value for a control, include trailing spaces to make the length of the field the maximum number of characters the control may contain.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.

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More information

Data is not lost. The correct value is stored within the database.

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Keywords: KB255901, kboffice2000sp2fix, kboffice2000presp2fix, kbfix, kbbug, kbhotfixserver, kbqfe

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Article Info
Article ID : 255901
Revision : 3
Created on : 4/7/2006
Published on : 4/7/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 186