Set non caption Form in MS Access using VBA code

Set caption of Forms in MS Access VBA

This article is about to create the routine, that will make sure all my forms have a proper title as the caption. Sometimes while creating Forms and reports, we forget to set the caption name for them. In this article we are check all the Forms from the Form collection, that has no caption name.

To implement this firstly we have to create forms for testing purpose with no caption name. Create another form contain a button for start the routine as shown in Fig 1.1. On the button event procedure, a function call, that will check the all the forms from the containers.

MS Access VBA code for set the Form captionFig-1.1


After write VBA code, we have click on the button, now the routine will work and open the MS Access Form that has no caption name as shown in Fig 1.2.

MS Access VBA code for set the Form captionFig-1.2


After check all the forms, it will show message of completion as shown in Fig 1.3.

MS Access VBA code for set the Form captionFig-1.3


VBA code

Option Compare Database
Private Sub Command0_Click()
End Sub
Public Function chkMissingCaptionForm()
Dim objDoc As DAO.Document
Dim objdbs As DAO.Database
Dim strCaptionName As String
Set objdbs = CurrentDb
For Each objDoc In objdbs.Containers("Forms").Documents
DoCmd.OpenForm objDoc.Name, acDesign
If Forms(objDoc.Name).Caption = "" Then
strCaptionName = InputBox(objDoc.Name & " has no caption. Set Caption", "Caption")
Forms(objDoc.Name).Caption = strCaptionName
End If
DoCmd.Close acForm, objDoc.Name, acSaveYes
MsgBox "Check Complete", vbInformation
End Function


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