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post Feb 2 2010, 01:27 PM

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Let me start by thanking you for your help, especially since I'm a novice to Access in general. I have created a Contact list with several memo fields to collect lots of data per contact. Is there a setting to make the text in a memo field wrap and the field auto-expand to meet the amount of data in it? I have added the scroll bars to those fields, but the data is still getting cut off.
Thanks so much for your help.
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post Feb 2 2010, 04:05 PM

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Hi Rich,
Welcome to Utter Access!
Not sure why you're using memo fields but you can't auto-resize a textbox in a form without using some code. Otherwise, you can use reports and the textbox "can grow" automatically.
Hope that helps...
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