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Bronze Collection

1998-05

 

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Learning to Share

Peter Vogel

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Article

 

Sharing data between forms can be awkward in Access. In this article, Peter reviews all the techniques available for performing

 

this task, including making use of Access 95 and 97's ability to add new properties to a form. By using forms as objects, you can even have two forms share a single recordset.

 

A Movable Feast

Peter Vogel

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Editorial

 

Peter discusses the content of this month's issue and what an Access developer needs to know.

 

Working with Attached Tables

George Esser

7

 

Article

 

Attached files are often necessary in a multi-user application. Here's a toolbox of routines to programmatically validate

 

attachments, determine whether a problem is a result of networking, permissions or missing files; and repair the attachment,

 

by reattaching or changing the path.

 

Query Based Applications

Mark Davis

10

 

Article

 

With the help of a structured naming convention, you can harness the power of Access objects to develop data mining applications quickly and efficiently.

 

 

 

Electronic Commerce, Part 1 : It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

David Irvine

14

 

Article

 

Electronic commerce didn't appear with the Internet. Companies have been using Electronic Document Interchange (EDI) for

 

years. Here's what you should know and how Access fits in, from the former chairman of one of Canada's EDI advisory boards.

 

Part 2 will go into the programming that will make all this work.

 

Printers, Disks, and Controls

Russell Sinclair + Peter Vogel

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Access Answers

 

Russell Sinclair has some answers for working with printers and UNC names. In addition to solving some interesting problems,

 

you'll also get a look at the Windows API. Peter shows how to use ActiveX controls with Access.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tip: dbFailOnError Rollback

 

 

 

Tip: Symbolically Yours

Charlie Curtis

24

 

Smart Tip

 

Adding special characters to output

 

Tip: Vertical Line in Detail Sections

Militaru Sorin

24

 

Smart Tip

 

 

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