Category: Misc.

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

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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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

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

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

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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