Category: "Access"

Hoot - Word Game Study Tool

The seed About six weeks ago I was interviewed for a job with GenesisWorld for a software developer using C#/ASP.NET/T-SQL. The position I applied for was an entry-level job. As a part of the interview, I had to do some coding, in C#. I knew I had used… more »

Excelling With Access

Introduction If all of your financial records are maintained in Excel spreadsheets then you may be missing out on many of the advantages of using Access databases. Microsoft Access may already be available in your version of Microsoft Office. It is a… more »

External Table Data in Access

I'm constantly coming up with new ideas for projects, articles, and ways to do things. One way I tried to keep up with that was create text files with those notes. Many years ago I used Microsoft's cardfile.exe, but it no longer exists in current versions of Windows. Then, a few years ago I tried out the AZZ Cardfile program. Shortly after that I created my own card file database similar to AZZ Cardfile, named simple Simple Cards. more »

A Microsoft Access Front-End Updater

A question came up on one of the discussion forums is how to automatically update the front end (FE) of a split database. Instead of taking up space on the board, I'm posting it here. This is the method I used on the only situation where I provided that… more »

Menu Manager as the New Switchboard Manager

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Overcoming Access Switchboard Limitations

This a second article on using the Microsoft Access Switchboard. I use this feature all of the time, although I don't see many other Access programs that do. Part of that may be the limitations of the feature. One limitation is that you can't have more… more »

Customizing the Access Switchboard

In the next few entries I'm going to look at the design of menu, editing of the code for more functionality, and developing an alternate menu editor. Simple Design Home page Logo click Adding parameters - Hide/Show - Expand/Collapse - Auto Expand (Swit… more »
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