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Using Access Forms VBA: Passing Values Using OpenArgs

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Just getting to grips with Access Forms VBA? A very popular keyword is the DoCmd object and this command calls one of several actions within the database application including how to open a form using the sub keyword OpenForm. For example, having a command button on one form to open another form called frm_RecipientForm would look like: DoCmd.OpenForm “frm_RecipientForm” On closer inspection to the above example VBA code, you will find more optional parameters (also known as arguments) that handle […]

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Microsoft Access Database: Changing the Theme for Forms & Reports in Access 2010

Microsoft Access Database

The following quick video tutorial (75 seconds) shows you the new feature in Microsoft Access called themes which are available to both forms and reports. Microsoft Access  Database – My Additonal Comments The ability to now click and apply a pre-defined theme to a form or report is great and has been vastly improved replacing the template to forms and report approach (though still supported). You can even design your own look and feel by changing all the attributes which […]

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