[AccessD] RunCommand acCmdDeleteRecord deleted data in from JOINed tables?

Stuart McLachlan stuart at lexacorp.com.pg
Tue Sep 21 15:37:38 CDT 2021

I had a similar situation bite me recently. 
A form based on a  multiple table query.
Deleting a record by selecting it and hitting "Delete" on the keyboard deleted related 

I ended up making the form "AllowDeletions" = False and displaying a Delete button with 
code behind it to do:
CurrentDB.Execute"Delete * from tblPrimryName whenre PrimaryTablePK - " & 

On 21 Sep 2021 at 12:12, Ryan W wrote:

> I have a form, Checklist, it's RecordSource WAS WorkOrderChecklist.
> I then attempted to join WorkOrderCheckList with WorkOrder for the
> datasource to get data about the workorder to display on the Checklist
> form.
> the ribbon has a button "delete"0 that calls a function and sets the
> form / control in focus and runs:
> DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSelectRecord
> DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdDeleteRecord
> In doing so, not only is the data in WorkOrderChecklist gone but the
> WorkOrder table itself (OOPS).
> Is this expected behavior?  I might have to tweak my delete button in
> the ribbon to target the table instead of the selected record if
> that's the case.
> I found this blog post that more or less illustrates a similar issue:
> https://vip.halderconsulting.com/index.php/knowledgebase/8/acCmdDelete
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