Screen.ActiveForm property (Access)

You can use the ActiveForm property together with the Screen object to identify or refer to the form that has the focus. Read-only Form object.

Syntax

expression.ActiveForm

expression A variable that represents a Screen object.

Remarks

This property setting contains a reference to the Form object that has the focus at run time.

You can use the ActiveForm property to refer to an active form together with one of its properties or methods. The following example displays the Name property setting of the active form.

Dim frmCurrentForm As Form 
Set frmCurrentForm = Screen.ActiveForm 
MsgBox "Current form is " & frmCurrentForm.Name

If a subform has the focus, ActiveForm refers to the main form. If no form or subform has the focus when you use the ActiveForm property, an error occurs.

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