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Data is unchanged when you change dates on calendar control in Microsoft Access


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Symptoms

When you select a date on a Calendar control, the date is not updated in the field that is specified in the ControlSource property of the Calendar control.

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Cause

The Calendar control does not update the field that is specified in the ControlSource property of the Calendar control until you either move the focus to another control or save the record.

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Resolution

Move the focus from the Calendar control to another control.

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Save the record after you update the Calendar control by clicking Save Record on the Records Menu.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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More information

Steps to reproduce the behavior

  1. Open the sample database Northwind.mdb.
  2. Create a new form that is based on the Orders Table.
  3. On the Insert menu, click ActiveX Controls.
  4. Based on the version of Access that you are using, do one of the following:
    • If you are using Access 2000, in theInsert ActiveX Control dialog box, click Calendar Control 9.0, and then click OK.
    • If you are using Access 2002, in the Insert ActiveX Control dialog box, click Calendar Control 10.0, and then click OK.
    • If you are using Access 2003, in the Insert ActiveX Control dialog box, click Calendar Control 11.0, and then click OK.
  5. If the property sheet for the Calendar control is not visible, on the View menu, click Properties.
  6. Change the ControlSource property of the Calendar control to OrderDate.
  7. If the field list is not visible, click Field List on the View menu. Drag the OrderDate field from the field list to the form. This creates a text box with OrderDate as the control source.
  8. On the View menu, click Form. Note that the Calendar control and the text box show the same date.
  9. Click multiple dates in the Calendar control.
Note that your subsequent selections do not update the date value shown in the text box until you move the focus off the Calendar control by clicking in the text box.

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Keywords: KB294198, kbcalendar

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Article Info
Article ID : 294198
Revision : 7
Created on : 6/1/2006
Published on : 6/1/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 338