Author: TheSmileyCoder

Prevent click event from firing twice on doubleclick

I had an issue today where I kept getting error reports from a user. The procedure in question exports a file, and the error report kept saying the file was busy. I told him he couldn’t do a “fresh” export

Customized zoombox

Have you ever worked with the built in zoombox in access? Now the concept behind it is great. It allows for you (and users) to zoom in on the contents of a control. It could be that the textbox is

RIP Access WEB apps, Long live the Access Desktop

If you have been at all involved with Access web apps, you might have noticed that there has been no development for a while. After several attempts from Microsoft at making a RAD (Rapid Application Development) easy-to-use development platform for

Access error: Right Click Menu stays on screen

If you have recently updated your office, and you are on version you might have noticed a peculiar graphical issue. Suddenly when using a right click menu, sometimes the menu won’t disappear after you are done with the menu. This

Meet the Access gurus – Become inspired

A few weeks ago I mentioned that Karl Donaubauer was trying to gauge whether there was enough interest, for him to host an english speaking version of his very popular german speaking Access conference. And thankfully enough people signed up,

Saved by the backup – Do you have a backup plan in place?

As per usual, I was working in my database and had modified a form and module, as well as removed a module I no longer needed. I accidentally hid MZ tools “add Line numbers” function, which proceeded to add line

Access Developers Conference in Vienna

Karl Donaubauer, who has been an Access MVP for 19 consecutive years, and have organized dozens of german conferences in both Access and .Net have decided to try to gather momentum for an english speaking conference in Vienna this spring,

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,

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

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