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1996-11

 

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Publish on the Web with Access 97

Michael Kaplan

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Article

 

In this preview of Access 97, the authors explore the new Publish to the Web wizard, which makes it easy to integrate database

 

applications with the Internet or an intranet. Using the new wizard, you can publish the data in a table, query, form, or report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Editorial for November 1996 Issue

Paul Litwin

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Editorial

 

More news on Access 97.

 

It's in the Mail

Peter Vogel

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Article

 

Using e-mail from within Access can solve a lot of problems quickly and easily. Peter shows you how, with techniques that work

 

with everything from Access 2.0 macros to the Mail API and the MAPI OCX in Access 95.

 

Upsize Your MDB to SQL Server the Smart Way

Karen Watterson

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Review

 

If you’ve written an Access or VB app that uses an MDB database, there’s a good chance you’ll eventually want to move that

 

database to SQL Server. Whether you’re an Access or VB developer or a SQL Server DBA, you may as well prepare yourself for

 

the inevi

 

Make Managing Help Text a Snap

H. Stephen Reinheimer

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Article

 

Access provides no way to maintain user assistance text across your application. New author Stephen Reinheimer has created a

 

utility to assist you in managing help information in your Access forms. You can add or modify forms’ context-sensitive IDs and st

 

Minimizing Access, Handling Leap Years, and Disabling System Keystrokes

Ken Getz

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Access Answers

 

This month, Ken goes head-to-head with three questions: minimizing Access when minimizing the application form,

 

determining if a given year is a leap year, and disabling system keystrokes. The first two examples work equally well in Access

 

2 and Access 95

 

Enclose CanShrink/CanGrow Text Boxes in a Rectangle

Steve White

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Smart Tip

 

I often enclose one or more text boxes or labels in a report inside a rectangle. However, this isn’t so simple if you have text

 

boxes that grow and shrink according to the text they contain.

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