Access MVP (2010-2015)


Left-Handed Combo Boxes

I sometimes use Combo Boxes as *labels*. This comes in especially handy in the communications section of the Contacts Form where any given Contact can have more than one eMail or more than one phone.

To move the drop down to the left… while the Form is in Design Mode click on the Combo Box. […]

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Microsoft opens a User Voice site for Access

Yep, you read that right… Microsoft has opened up a UserVoice site where YOU can suggest features or improvements you’d like to see in Microsoft Access Desktop and Web Apps, as well as, vote on suggestions made by others. This is a great opportunity for YOU to pass on your ideas directly to the Product […]

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What’s new with Access 2016?

Here you go… click here

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In Windows XP…

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\MSACCESS.EXE" "YourDriveLetter:\PathToYourDatabase\YourDatabase.mdb or accdb" /decompile

In Windows 7 64 bit…

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\YourOfficeFolder\MSACCESS.EXE" "YourDriveLetter:\PathToYourDatabase\YourDatabase.mdb or accdb" /decompile

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Welcome to Access… entials!

Here is where you’ll find Access essentials like…

Open a Report to the current record How to add new to a Combo Box from the Not In List event Tricks to highlighting Continuous Forms on rows your Users specifies Parsing beyond names How to filter a Combo Box while typing Why you should split a […]

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