Author: TheSmileyCoder

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

Posted in Access Europe, Access Team News

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

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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,

Posted in Access Europe, Access Team News, Misc., Random Tidbits

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

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

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,

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

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,

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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