The pop-up dialog box is always in the open event. It
opens first, waits for user selections, then opens the
report or data-entry form. The "enter parameter value"
message occurs only once each session. After the user has
entered something into the dialog box, the message never
I didn't mention that I have a Main Menu with all the
forms and reports on buttons. Does that make a difference?
For instance, the user clicks on "Graph Data," which
brings up the "Graph" report, with the pop-up dialog
box "Set Date and Location" in the open event. "Set Date
and Location" has unbound controls that call for date from
fields in the the crosstab query that drives the graph.
It's not a horrible problem and as I said, I have a
workaround, but I'd like to know what's happening.