Download Access 2003 VBA Programmer's Reference by Patricia Cardoza, Teresa Hennig, Graham Seach, Armen Stein PDF

By Patricia Cardoza, Teresa Hennig, Graham Seach, Armen Stein

What is that this e-book about?

Its energy and brief studying curve have made entry Microsoft’s prime shopper relational database administration method for computing device functions. VBA allows you to faucet extra of that energy, responding to software point occasions, exhibiting varieties and studies, manipulating toolbars, and lots more and plenty more.

In this ebook, a crack group of programmers, together with Microsoft MVPs, exhibits you the way to take keep an eye on of entry 2003 or 2002 utilizing VBA. You’ll discover ways to create and identify variables, use DAO and ADO to control facts, deal with error properly, create sessions and use APIs, and extra. a complete bankruptcy is dedicated to the adjustments in entry 2003, together with new wizards and GUI gains that in the past required VBA code in addition to new VBA features.

You’ll obtain a radical schooling in process protection, macro safeguard, and the entry Developer Extensions (ADE). you'll find the best way to entry facts with VBA, execute and debug VBA code, and use VBA with entry gadgets. eventually, you are going to study extra in regards to the dating among entry and SQL Server, and the way to exploit VBA in entry to regulate and improve different place of work applications.

What does this publication cover?

Here are a few of the issues you will find during this book:

  • How to use the integrated entry item library, utilizing entry instructions and executing them from any entry toolbar
  • What you want to recognize to layout your individual sessions, enforce universal APIs on your code, and use SQL to entry data
  • How to configure customized menus in your entry database applications
  • Ways to move details among entry and Excel, note, Outlook, and different workplace programs
  • How to teach or disguise complete sections of stories in accordance with information entered on a sort, or disguise shape fields in response to database login information
  • Object versions you should use whilst writing VBA code in entry, and an inventory of universal API features to take advantage of on your code

Who is that this publication for?

This booklet is a accomplished source for entry clients and VBA builders who are looking to raise the facility of entry utilizing VBA. as well as event with VBA, you'll have learn at the very least one instructional masking VBA for Access.

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For a new switchboard, there won’t be any items on the switchboard. Now click New (Figure 1-12). You can enter the text displayed on your switchboard and choose a command from the drop-down menu. You can choose from eight different commands including opening a form in add or edit mode, exiting the application, running a report, or running code or a macro. Depending on the command you choose, the third drop-down menu will change and allow you to choose a particular form, report, or macro. Once you’ve added all of the necessary commands to your switchboard form, click Close to return to the Switchboard Manager.

As previously mentioned, it’s best to rename your combo box with some sort of meaningful name such as cboProducts. If you create a combo box on a form that displays records in a table or query, you can choose one additional option when creating your combo box. You can choose to find a record on your form based on the value selected in the combo box. If you do this, Access actually adds code behind your combo box. Building Automation into Your Project Access can help you build a quick macro in response to a control’s event.

You can create multiple command buttons using the previous steps. When you’re done, your form might look something like Figure 1-9. Save your form and close it. The next step in creating your switchboard is configuring your form to launch when you start your database. Use the following steps to configure a start-up form. Figure 1-9 1. Choose Startup from the Tools menu (see Figure 1-10). The dialog box that is displayed allows you to enter a title for your entire application, specify an application icon, a customized menu bar, and specify a startup form.

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