Year: 2017

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 …

Prevent click event from firing twice on doubleclick Read More »

#December 11th, 2017: Version 1.1: Fixed typo in download 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 …

Customized zoombox Read More »

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 …

RIP Access WEB apps, Long live the Access Desktop Read More »

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 …

Access error: Right Click Menu stays on screen Read More »

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, …

Meet the Access gurus – Become inspired Read More »

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 …

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

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, …

Access Developers Conference in Vienna Read More »