Screen.ActiveDatasheet Property (Access)
You can use the ActiveDatasheet property together with the Screen object to identify or refer to the datasheet that has the focus. Read-only Form object.
The ActiveDatasheet property setting contains the datasheet object that has the focus at run time.
You can use this property to refer to an active datasheet together with one of its properties or methods. For example, the following code uses the ActiveDatasheet property to reference the top row of the selection in the active datasheet.
The following example uses the ActiveDatasheet property to identify the datasheet cell with the focus, or if more than one cell is selected, the location of the first row and column in the selection.
Public Sub GetSelection() ' This procedure demonstrates how to get a pointer to the ' current active datasheet. Dim objDatasheet As Object Dim lngFirstRow As Long Dim lngFirstColumn As Long Const conNoActiveDatasheet = 2484 On Error GoTo GetSelection_Err Set objDatasheet = Screen.ActiveDatasheet lngFirstRow = objDatasheet.SelTop lngFirstColumn = objDatasheet.SelLeft MsgBox "The first item in this selection is located at " & _ "Row " & lngFirstRow & ", Column " & _ lngFirstColumn, vbInformation GetSelection_Bye: Exit Sub GetSelection_Err: If Err = conNoActiveDatasheet Then MsgBox "No data sheet is active.", vbExclamation Resume GetSelection_Bye End If End Sub