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The value cannot be added to this new row until the row has been committed

Hello all,

I am starting with access, and don't know a lot. I have 2 tables and one form, which supposed to populate one table and choose one field from another, and populate itself some other fields. One half of the form works nice, while another gives me message "the value cannot be added to this new row until the row has been committed"

I don't have a clue, what I should write in this tread in order to explain the problem, so let see if anyone can help me, I will appretiate.

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Srdjan

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  • MrSolucion Oct 31, 2008

    Using Access 2007, i created a form using a wizard for a database with multiple tables (which have the "enforcing referential integrity" option checked).
    When I try to add new data to my database using this form, i do get the "The value cannot be added to this new row until the row has been committed." error, but ONLY in particular fields. IF i type data in other fields first, THEN i am able to add data to the problematic fields. It seems that the relationships between my tables mark the "permissions" for adding data in some form fields depending upon adding data on what is seems to be "required" fields for other fields. I kind of solved my problem, but I am NOT sure WHY this is happening. Any clarifications on this will be much appreciated.


  • AnnaG Jan 21, 2012

    Hi, I too am just learning Access and I also have no programming experience. I received this error and believe I solved it by first bringing up the form, go into Design View, hit F4 (properties) and tab to the Data tab. Click on the RecordSource to bring up the Query. In building the form, I had deleted and added and changed many things in testing. Somehow this corrupted the query that brings up the form. I narrowed down the problem by running the Object Dependencies under Database Tools. Under my tables view it showed MISSING....etc. When I clicked on the link there was a name error. When I scrolled through the query I found that one of my attachments was not named correctly. I corrected the name and the form now works and I do not receive this error.

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It sounds like you are using an ADO data set, which is probably one of the more difficult, especially for a beginner. What you are seeing is that the data does not update related controls until the data has been committed to the row you are updating. Set the Binding.DataSourceUpdateMode to DataSourceUpdateMode.OnPropertyChanged.

Or, depending on the version of Access you are using, the option may be somewhat different. The point is to tell the control to update "on change" - so that once your data is in there (a change) the other items you want to happen will occur, as the row has been committed (recorded). Thanks for rating FixYa!

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  • Cheryl Whalen May 10, 2008

    If you need additional assistance, I am always happy to help. However, based on the very little amount of information you provided when asking for someone to help, I spent a great deal of time seeking a possible related solution. If this did not help, or if you are unsure about how to proceed, please post back and advise as to more detail, rather than rating this as a poor attempt to help you solve your problem.



    If you are getting the result you described in your request, it is definitely an issue related to failure to write the record into the relevant table prior to the software allowing a control to be updated. Regardless of the type of data set, version of Access, types of controls in the forms, forms utilized and what is or is not working (none of which was indicated in your post), the information I provided to you is absolutely relevant to Access and your specific error message.



    As ratings are utilized in ranking and evaluating an expert, it is particularly disturbing to see a poor rating assigned without even attempting to further pursue the matter. In other words, as an expert in Access, I can tell you that any problem can be solved - however, it certainly involves a great deal more detail than you have provided. But we can't work through that if you respond to my attempt to help (while virtually blinded due to a lack of information) with simply posting a poor rating and providing no further detail. Every field, every record, form, table, etc., has properties that affect any item you attempt to establish in Access, and if you do not understand those, it is not going to be resolved without help, and some extensive detailed effort. I express my appreciation for assistance with integrity and will continue to offer my help. I would appreciate it if you would reconsider your ranking, and if you desire help, please post back with more information. Thank you.

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