In a recent database project, the Courier font was no longer being recognized, and Microsoft Access was using the MS Sans Serif font and the System font to replace it. I used these VBA functions to replace MS Sans Serif and System with Courier (Detail) throughout the...
During the design process in a Microsoft Access database, you may need to find where a particular label Caption is being used. Or perhaps you need to compare the Row Source of combo boxes across multiple forms. The VBA functions below provide a way to capture some...
In a recent project, I needed to create a Microsoft Access datasheet form based on a table with a lot of fields. If I used the form wizard, there would be more text boxes than would easily fit on the form. The manual solution was to drag a set of fields from the...
When you iterate through a collection of controls in a Microsoft Access form, the order of the list of controls that you end up with may not be sorted as you expect. Rather than being sorted by the tab index, the list will be sorted by the order in which the controls...
Microsoft Access does not have built-in mouse wheel scrolling in form text boxes. You can provide mouse wheel scrolling by writing some VBA code in the Form_MouseWheel() event procedure. Trying to scroll in a text box can be particularly frustrating if the bottom of...
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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