Subformss, Tab Controls, and Forms




I am creating a case management database. I have created a Main form called

There are several themes which must be completed for each participant:
Personal Information, Personal Assessment, Personal Plans, Notes, and Other.

I thought of using a tab control for each theme.

I want to create subforms for each theme. That is, for the Personal
Information tab, I want to create subforms for each subject area, etc.

I read on this board that you can't but a tab control within a tab control,
but you can create subforms that would individually contain a tab control.

The issue is not creating the subform but I get the message "Can't build a
link between unbound forms".

The SourceObject is set to the name of my subform. On this form, I have a
form control with 2 tabs for each of my forms.

How do I get this to link to the master (i.e. main) form?

Thank you in advance for your help.

Jeanette Cunningham

Unbound forms have no record source.
Is your main form based on a query and has that query as its record source?
Is your subform based on a query and has that query as its record source?

If the query for the main form is based on a table for participants, the
subform's record source query should be based on a table that is related
1-to-many to the table for the main form.

Jeanette Cunningham MS Access MVP -- Melbourne Victoria Australia

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