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...
This function uses a combination of Microsoft Access, VBA, and Microsoft Excel to transfer the values from an Access form in PivotTable view to the clipboard. It is a good example of automation using late binding. The Challenge My goal was to automate the process of...
This VBA function returns the first row, last row, first column, or last column of a Microsoft Excel range address. It is also a good example of using a custom enumerated type. A typical range address is a string that defines a rectangle of cells. It includes dollar...
There are very sophisticated search programs to help you find occurrences of an object name or a piece of code within a MS Access database. I usually find that this VBA code is sufficient to do the job. It looks in tables, queries, code modules, form and report...
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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