This function can be used to return total hours or total minutes from a column of Hours and a column of Minute values. For example, in the table below, an Hours value was captured separately from a Minutes value in a time clock application. If...
This function finds a date a certain number of days from a start date when weekends are not included. It can be used when your work week does not include Saturday and Sunday and you want to find a business day in the future. Microsoft...
I got a “Folder In Use” error after using a loop that included the DoCmd.OutputTo macro action to export a Microsoft Access report to PDF files. The error occurred when I tried to rename the folder that the PDF files were exported to. Using the...
If you’ve ever wished you could keep the Office Ribbon, but automatically minimize it to conserve space, this VBA function is for you. The same technique works for Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, etc. The function includes two pieces of logic. The first...
If you’ve ever imported a text file or a Microsoft Excel worksheet into Microsoft Access, you have seen how Access defaults the text field lengths to 255 characters. This VBA function will display the maximum length of the values currently in each field of a...
Some operating systems block files that come from other computers. If you cannot get a downloaded file to work properly, right-click over the file, select the Properties option, and then click the Unblock button at the bottom of the General tab.
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