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1997-10

 

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Automated Access

Peter Vogel

1

 

Article

 

Peter outlines how to use Access from other programs through Automation with particular emphasis on using Access as a report writer.

 

 

 

Is Programming Enough?

Paul Litwin

2

 

Editorial

 

Peter discusses whether pure programming is enough to survive or if other skills are required also.

 

I Never Knew I was Going to be in the Computer Business…

Luke Chung

6

 

Article

 

Luke gives an overview of the history of FMS.

 

Getting in Line

Dan Elliott

9

 

Article

 

A complete discussion on using the Line method of Reports to create a report that looks like it has been produced on a word

 

processor.

 

Do You Speak English? ELF Does

Karen Watterson

12

 

Review

 

Karen reviews a shareware tool for creating natural language front ends for Access.

 

Karen Queries Jon

Karen Watterson

14

 

Sidebar

 

Karen Watterson interviews Jon Greenblatt, the author of ELF

 

The Return of Access Answers

Chris Bell

16

 

Article

 

Chris answers a slew of questions including: redefining the up and down arrow keys in subforms; accessing another Access

 

database without having to reference it; and taking control of the Debug window.

 

Tip: Are You Deviant?

D. P. Saville

20

 

Smart Tip

 

David provides a function for calculating standard deviation.

 

Bug Alert

Christopher R. Weber

20

 

Smart Tip

 

A warning about using "Application" as a field name in Access 97.

 

Access World News for October 1997 Issue

Paul Litwin

23

 

Access World News

 

An overview of  some of the neat tools available on Microsoft's Access website.

 

Associate Labels With Controls

Armen Stein

23

 

Smart Tip

 

A followup to Helen Feddema's article on mimicking hyperlinks, this tip shows how to associate a label with a button.

 

Like, You Know

Darius Lamanauskas

24

 

Smart Tip

 

A function that can be used to determine if a criteria clause requires a 'Like' operator.

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