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Forum: The Watercooler 10-24-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ted.martin
Re: Microsft Access Developer Business For Sale North-West UK

Hello; I have put a suitable post on both the Watercooler and the Small Business Section.
Thank you for your support.
Regards Ted
Forum: Forms 10-19-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By moke123
Re: vba code to turn on test boxes

In addition to UG's suggestions you can also use instr() with the tag.
for instance a tag like - Req NL AA

If InStr(1, ctl.Tag, "Req") Then ...

If InStr(1, ctl.Tag, "AA") Then ...
Forum: Forms 10-09-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By rincewind_wizzard
Re: Checking to see that all fields on a form have a value

[QUOTE=Uncle Gizmo;1594826]Is your luggage following you?

Sitting right next to me. With Greebo the cat. Only eaten two people so far today - and that's just Greebo :-)
Forum: Modules & VBA 10-05-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By isladogs
Re: 3 addins that have significantly improved my development

Both of the free Windows tools can do that.
Set a delay of up to 5 seconds, show the right click and snip e.g.
Forum: General 10-04-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By NauticalGent
Importing to a Memo Field from Excel

Spent half a day on this one and decided to share my findings just in case someone else runs into this problem.

A web based application I use everyday has the ability to extract large amounts of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-28-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By vagues0ul
Best Site Ever

Before comming to this site i was a user of a site name Stack-***** but the feedback of answer is too slow and not helpful. Then i came accross this awesome forum and it always help me and very...
Forum: Sample Databases 09-28-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By CJ_London
Consequences - Reserved Words

This thread is intended to provide real life examples of the potential consequences of using reserved words in field and table names.

A link to reserved words can be found here...
Forum: General 09-24-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By MajP
Re: OCX file for Access cadalendar

I would highly recommend you use something like Ridder proposes. It is extremely portable since it is all native Access controls. MS is making it really difficult for these OCXs to be portable...
Forum: The Watercooler 09-23-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By NauticalGent
Re: Even so called professionals get it wrong?

I seems to run rampant in the world these days. Makes you think twice about getting on an airplane...
Forum: Modules & VBA 09-22-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 445
Posted By arnelgp
Re: VBA to reuse data entry popup form

agree. there is no point arguing which solution is best. same as a menu on the table. the op will decide which one to consume.
Forum: The Watercooler 09-19-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 568,190
Posted By CJ_London
Re: What's your best/worst joke?

On the first day after his divorce, he sadly packed his belongings into boxes, crates and suitcases.

On the second day, he had the movers come and collect his things.

On the third day, he sat...
Forum: Modules & VBA 09-19-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By TobyMace
Re: Defining how many times to loop.

I managed to find away around this using an excel spreadsheet (we have to fill this anyway) and by typing the IDD_Number number is able to find the file and gather all the information needed. Thanks...
Forum: Code Repository 09-08-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By NauticalGent
Changing Saved Import XML

The need for Access and Outlook to talk to each other is inevitable. There are plenty examples on the web if all you are doing is working with your own e-mail account, but when you need to work with...
Forum: General 09-07-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,827
Posted By zoc.online
Re: Create QR code in access report

Hi Arnel,
it took me a while to understand and fix my layout errors, but now it works perfectly! A big thank you to you.
Have a good week-end!
Forum: General 08-31-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By isladogs
Re: Free BETA Release ProcessTools Access Add-In Version 0.XXX

I looked at some of the tools at the end of last month.
I then left it until today as James was on holiday for a couple of weeks

Several items are very similar to tools I've created but the...
Forum: Modules & VBA 08-31-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By jeran042
Create New SubFolder

Good morning all,

I have a command button on a form that will create a new subfolder within each folder in a specified directory. This code runs fine, but I would like any input if this is the...
Forum: Tables 08-31-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 777
Posted By Thales750
Re: List of last used tables

How did you derive the 99.9%?

Building database is so much less about technologies, and so much more about business models, and psychology. After that, data structure is more important than...
Forum: Tables 08-26-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 777
Posted By Pat Hartman
Re: List of last used tables

You are clearly not an Access fan and are somewhat naive in the workings of corporate America. In most companies there is a limited development budget. This is especially a problem in companies...
Forum: General 08-17-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Vending Guy
Re: Vending Database

Hi to everyone,
Thank you for your time and advice, given me plenty to think about, to hopefully get my project up and running

Vending Guy
Forum: Forms 08-16-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Pat Hartman
Re: Change the background picture in every form using vba code

In my very first computer class over 50 years ago when the knowledge base was significantly smaller and the sources of information were limited to IBM manuals and a few very expensive books, my...
Forum: Forms 08-16-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By The_Doc_Man
Re: Change the background picture in every form using vba code

One of the things I found out a long time ago was that there is a sub-language, a patois if you will, that you need to understand in order to ask the right questions. I was brutally reminded of this...
Forum: Forms 08-16-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By jdraw
Re: Change the background picture in every form using vba code


I agree you would think this

but I have seen lots of evidence that this is not always the case.

I have also seen experienced users/developers who have replied--jeez I never even...
Forum: Other Software 07-28-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By isladogs
Re: YouTube - How to get a Time Indexed Link from the Video

Thanks Tony. Filed away for future use
Forum: Modules & VBA 07-27-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 610
Posted By June7
Re: Loop and test Child records - update parent

There is no need to save this calculated data to table. It can and should be calculated when needed.

SELECT TableA.SettlementID, [CountOfTransactionID]-Abs([SumOfPaid])=0 AS IsPaid
Forum: The Watercooler 07-19-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Mark_


It doesn't help that each dialect of Spanish will often have very different meanings for the same phrases. I've sat and watched three people talking in "Spanish". In in Peruvian, another...
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