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2. Forms > 2.11. Open Multiple Instances of a Form

2.11. Open Multiple Instances of a Form

Problem

In an application, you have a form showing information about a customer. You would like to be able to open another copy of the form so you could move to a different row, compare values, perhaps copy from one row to another, or just look at more than one customer’s record at once. As far as you can tell, you can have only one open copy of a form at a time.

Solution

In older versions of Access, you were limited to having only a single copy of a form open at any time. Starting with Access 95, you can open multiple instances of a form, under complete program control. There’s no user interface for this functionality, however, so you must write code to make it happen. This solution demonstrates how to create, handle, and delete multiple instances of a form using the


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