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Create a standalone macro– Part 2


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As a reminder,  Please review Create a standalone macro – Part 1 A standalone macro is a macro that is displayed under the Macro in the Navigation Pane. To create a standalone macro, take the following steps: Click the Create Click Macro in the Macros & Code You should be able to see the Macro Designer by now. To add an action, type in the macro action or click on the drop-down menu to display the list from which you choose […]

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Why it is Essential to Regularly Compact and Repair Microsoft Access Databases?


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One of the most powerful features of Microsoft Access database is that it allows databases to consistently increase in size. This way you do not have to worry about size limitations while developing the databases or while working on them. On the other hand, this means that even if you delete a record or even entire tables, Access simply indicates that the space may be made use of, for new records without actually giving up the space. Similarly, even if […]

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Brief history of Microsoft Access


Here’s a brief history of Microsoft Access just in case you wish to step back and reminisce A brief history of Microsoft Access Late 1992, Microsoft released the first version of Access (version 1.0) desktop database application for the Windows operating system and was shortly replaced with version 1.1 in mid 1993 to incorporate better compatibility with other Microsoft Office products of that time and more importantly introduce the ability for programmers to code this application using Access BASIC. Version […]

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