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  • VideoRents dates

    Hello to all,im making an app for a video rent bizz.I have a Members form with a Details subform with all the movies that the Member rents,when he return the movie the data regarding that movie will be delete and goes to an Historic separate table.
    1 i would like to put automatically the todays date in the OUT field of the Details sub form and freeze it when the member wants a movie (No date-update field because i need for calculate the IN-OUT=Days )
    2 i would like to put automatically the todays date in the IN field when the Member return the movie (No date-update field,as its happening now....)
    3I would like to Append the details to the Historic table and then delete the details .All this to avoid confusions and search data for the last rented movies,so i always have the last rented movies to work with.
    Confused ? Im :)
    Thanks to all wants to help me out.
    Best regards from Claudio
    P.S.
    I can explain better if you have some kind of doubts.

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    RE: VideoRents dates

    Claudio,

    1. To put today's field in OUT field, you might go to field rules for the table and set a default expression as Date().

    2. To put today's date in the IN Field, on the form with the IN date, right click on the field, and in the OnArrive event place the following code:

    IF this.value = {}
    This.value = Date()
    End IF

    Tom

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