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Extracting Your Access Configuration

Garry Robinson

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Article

 

Garry Robinson shows you how to extract important information about your Access installation (and the version of Access that

 

your application is running under).

 

Precision Matters

Peter Vogel

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Editorial

 

Two of this month’s articles deal with something that, I have to admit, I don’t give attention to: Precision. In this editorial, Peter

 

discusses this issue.

 

Playing Tag with Validation

John Williams

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Article

 

In this article, John Williams shows how to use the Tag property of a calculated control to help validate its contents.

 

When DateAdd Doesn't

Christopher R. Weber

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Article

 

Chris Weber shows you how DateAdd can give you results that you may not be expecting—and then provides the routine that

 

will give you what you want. Along the way he introduces you to the kind of problems that crop up when you do math with the

 

Double datatype.

 

Access Answers: An Average Column: I Mean, What Mode is Your Median

Doug Steele

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Access Answers

 

This month, Doug Steele follows up on an earlier article by Chris Weber to look at different ways to calculate “measures of

 

central tendency”: mean, median, and mode.

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