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CurrentRecord Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

You can use the CurrentRecord property to identify the current record in the recordset being viewed on a form. Read/write Long.


expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


Microsoft Access sets this property to a Long Integer value that represents the current record number displayed on a form.

The CurrentRecord property is read-only in Form view and Datasheet view. It's not available in Design view. This property is available only by using a macro or Visual Basic .


The value specified by this property corresponds to the value shown in the record number box found in the lower-left corner of the form.


The following example shows how to use the CurrentRecord property to determine the record number of the current record being displayed. The general-purpose CurrentFormRecord procedure assigns the value of the current record to the variable lngrecordnum.

Sub CurrentFormRecord(frm As Form)
    Dim lngrecordnum As Long

    lngrecordnum = frm.CurrentRecord
End Sub

Applies to | Form Object | Report Object