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Determine if a File is Open

Use this VBA function to determine if a file is already open.  For example, before attempting to import an Excel file into a Microsoft Access database, you can call this function, and if the file is open, notify the user that they need to close the Excel file first. ...

Determine the Default Email Client

Microsoft Access can automate sending emails, setting appointments, etc. in Microsoft Outlook.  However, if the user has a different email client specified as their default, you may need to make adjustments in your logic.  This VBA function returns the name, or...


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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