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Create Table-Driven Mail Merges Using Automation

Paul Litwin

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Article

 

Writing and rewriting the same old Automation code for different merge documents can be tedious and inefficient. Paul demonstrates how to use a table-driven process to simplify the creation of this type of Access application.

 

 

 

Paul Litwin Steps Down as Editor Time to Move On

Paul Litwin

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Editorial

 

Paul is stepping down as editor and Peter Vogel will be taking over as the new editor.

 

A Little Detective Work Finds the Culprit for Lengthening Database Close Times

Robert Snyder

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Smart Tip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Things Not Being Equal

Peter Vogel

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Article

 

You aren’t limited to joining tables only when two fields are equal. In the third of an ongoing series of articles on SQL, Peter

 

shares some techniques to exploit more powerful options when linking tables in queries.

 

Windows, Access 2.0 and C++: Programming Techniques for Serious

Gene Harris

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Article

 

Development

 

You can add custom behaviors to Microsoft Access using tools available to most Access software developers. Gene illustrates a

 

method for permanently hiding the database container window during the execution of an Access program using a DLL

 

developed using

 

Floating an Access Form Over Outlook

Helen Feddema

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Smart Tip

 

Outlook has lots of great functionality as a PIM, but its form designer is--to say the least--limited compared to Access...It

 

occurred to me that what I really wanted was a nice Access pop-up form floating over my Outlook form.

 

Caution: Remove DBCWndProc Before Shutting Down Access

Gene Harris

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Sidebar

 

Sidebar to "Windows, Access 2.0 and C++: Programming Techniques for Serious Development".

 

Linking and Relinking Secured Tables

Mary Chipman

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Article

 

In the June 1995 issue of Smart Access, Chris Bell covered the security issues relating to attached tables in Access 2.0. The basic

 

security model in Access/Jet remains essentially unchanged in Access 95/97, but there have been a few minor changes and bug

 

Queries and Linked Tables

Mary Chipman

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Article

 

Sidebar to "Linking and Relinking Secured Tables".

 

Closing All Open Forms and Handling Misleading Report Errors_2

Ken Getz

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Access Answers

 

Ken recently taught an Access 97 training class, and got a few interesting questions from the experience. The two questions

 

answered here are the direct outcome of that class.

 

Access World News for June 1997 Issue

Paul Litwin

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Access World News

 

This months Access World News shares with you the most exciting information coming out of Microsoft's Tech*Ed conference

 

held in Orlando in May: Memphis (Microsoft's follow-up to Windows 95), and Windows NT 5.0; Internet Explorer 4.0; Dynamic

 

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