Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Cheese Stands Alone

In a previous blog I talked about the usefulness of dynamically parameterized queries in generating small recordsets for forms and reports, a technique that is particularly good for client-server applications with potentially large recordsets in the back end.

One of the additional benefits I found in working with this technique is that I can construct forms that work equally well as subforms and as stand-alone forms, even though their recordsource is a parameterized query that would traditionally have had to be written like this: