Category: Misc.

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,

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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

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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

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Access Europe August 5th: Automate Client Distribution

Access Europe has a special session lined up for you this time. On August 5th we will demonstrate how to automate pushing updates out to your users. Now if you’r an access developer with multiple users, you are probably aware

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Live vs Test? How do you tell?

During my day, I will often switch between development, test, data admin duties, running custom reports and more. This also means I often switch between a backend with test data and a live backend. Now since the test data is a copy of the live

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Exporting Rich Text To Excel

The Problem Every once in a while I will come across a user who wants to export rich text (Feature added in 2007) to excel. If you have ever tried automating Excel from Access you will know how great the interaction

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Access Europe Seminar – June 2nd in Denmark

I have some great news to share with you today. On June 2nd, Access Europe will host a one-day seminar in Denmark, and I have some fantastic presenters and presentations lined up for you! I have gathered no less than four Microsoft

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Announcing: European Virtual User group for Access

For about a year now, I have been part of a small online access network group meeting onlineevery second week, and that has been a very rewarding experience. Both as a presenter getting feedback and critical questions, new ideas, but

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Tip of the Week #4 Treeview To Excel

Yesterday I was asked if I knew of a way to export a treeview to PDF or excel. I did not at the time, but I always welcome a challenge, as its a chance for me to learn something new,

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Just signed up for PAUG 2014 conference

Looking forward to PAUG 2014. If you have never heard of it before, its a an all access conference in Portland, arranged by and attended by people who love Access. I went this year (2013) and had a great time

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