Official Microsoft Access Tutorial series launched

I gotta say, WOW. I don’t think I ever imagined something like this would happen. Microsoft published an official tutorial series on what you can do with Access, and how to proceed with getting started on our favorite tool. I

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Access has been added to the office 365 Roadmap

I must say, I am certainly detecting a change in direction from the Access team. It feels like Access is finally being recognized as being part of the office suite. We might not have many bullet points to show yet,

Posted in Access Team News

Lifesigns detected from the Access product team! Features Added!

If you have been keeping up with the history of Access you know that its been a special kind of ride. Access has some fantastic features, that were present already from the first versions of Access, which have only recently

Posted in Misc., Random Tidbits

Join Access MVP in the webinar on Bug Fighting – April 22 2016 3-4PM PDT (22 GMT)

A great presenter and extremely knowledgeable Access MVP Tom van Stiphout will be hosting a webinar on how to find and trash bugs in your VBA code.   Click the image below for more details, and sign up for the

Posted in Access Europe, Misc.

Access Email with Hyperlink to record

A couple of days ago I posted about ways to get an email hyperlink to activate your access database and navigate to a specific record. It was a bit cumbersome because it had to use both batch files and vbs

Posted in Misc., Random Tidbits

Deep Linking or Hyperlinking in Microsoft Access

Email hyperlink/Deep Link to Access record Literally for ages, I’ve wanted to ability to email a link to users, that would take them to a specific record within my access application. For quite a while I’ve been sending out Monday

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Playing with Report View as a subform

I’ve been playing with adding a report as a subform. As far as I know, that means the report is displayed in report view. That means no format event, and there are several other events that don’t fire either. The

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Office automation: Outlook 2010 randomly renames file attachments

Alternative Title: Guess what I wasted the past 2 days on? We recently got a bug report from one of our contractors. They told us that the attached files they had received via outlook was not named correctly. In fact,

Posted in Misc.

Whats new in Access 2016

Jeff Conrad from the Access Team recently released this list of new features for Access 2016. Personally I am still on 2010, but it does look like some of the features are features the Access community has been requested for

Posted in Misc., Random Tidbits, Tip Of The Week

Stop or Check multiple instances of Access on startup

Prevent users from opening multiple instances of access Quite often we want to only allow the user to open the frontend file one and ONLY one time. It could be that some functionality simple doesn’t work if the frontend is

Posted in Misc., Random Tidbits

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