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Chapter 11. Analyzing the Access Event Model > The Event Sequence for Forms

The Event Sequence for Forms

Combining controls into forms adds another layer of complexity. Forms have their own events, and these are sometimes interlaced with control events. By now, you should understand how to determine the order of events: just add code to print information to the Immediate window whenever an event occurs. So we dispense with the code here, and just explain the events. You can always write your own code to check the work here.

Navigation Events

When you open a form (for example, by calling the DoCmd.OpenForm method), five distinct events occur in this order:


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