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Validating data in Microsoft Access allows you to check data whilst it is being entered by the database user and will enable you to not save the data if it breaks any validation rules or routines.
It is easy for an end user to make a mistake when they are entering data or even to leave out important details that must be entered, so we need to check this data when it is being entered into the database.
Secondly I entered the code at form before update event, it worked when I hit the save button but after the message it gives MS message 'You canceled the previous operation' , i guess its bcos of Do Cmd.
Cancelevent, so how i can stop popping this message. for reply, I used your method but it seems Validation rule property is not working properly in access 2003, if I entered wrong date or kept null and hit the tab key it didn't fire the event, it works if i enter the date and remove the date and hit tab it says it cannot be null but it doesn't fire for wrong date.
Allowing invalid data to be entered into the database ensures that the database and the data available will become less valuable and harder for the user to use.
Note: Excel has several built-in data validation rules for dates.
By using data validation, you can limit the entries for one or more cells in an Excel worksheet.
In this video, three different methods are used to validate dates.
It should stop user there unless it enters right date.
To test the data validation, enter a date that is not in the current year.
To download the sample file, click here: Data Validation for Dates The zipped file is in xlsx format, and does not contain any macros.
Value)) Then Msg Box "Order Complete Dt cannot be null, Please enter date" Ord_Comp_Dt.
Set Focus is Valid = False End If If (Ord_Rcvd_Dt Ord_Comp_Dt.