Microsoft Access Form Designs: Using VBA With On Timer Event

Microsoft Access Form Designs: Using VBA With On Timer Event

This Access form will self-destruct in 10, 9, 8, 7….

Using the unknown or unused Timer Event for your Microsoft Access form designs can be quite effective and really automate your background processes.

I was recently asked if this application has a timer control which one could illustrate as a count down or trigger code on a set time.

microsoft access form design on timer

You can show a real time count down by using basic controls like a text box or launch another form (or report) or even Continue reading “Microsoft Access Form Designs: Using VBA With On Timer Event”

How To Add A Flash Movie SWF File To A Microsoft Access Form

How To Add A Flash Movie SWF File To A Microsoft Access Form

Working with Microsoft Access form designs requires patience and a plan especially when wanting to work with other form controls over and above the standard tools made available by default.

One particular ActiveX control is the ‘Shockwave Flash Object‘ which will allow you to play flash video (or SWF file formats) in an Access form.

Adding A Flash Movie To A Microsoft Access Form

You will need to first load the library file if not added or enabled in order to render this control ready for use. That means Continue reading “How To Add A Flash Movie SWF File To A Microsoft Access Form”