How to create an embedded macro?

image13An embedded macro is a macro that is not displayed in the Navigation Pane under Macros; it is stored in the event properties of forms, reports, or controls. This can make your access database easier to manage because you don’t need to monitor separate macro objects that contain macros for a form or a report. To create an embedded macro, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the form or report that will contain the macro in Design view or Layout view. To open a form or report, right-click it in the Navigation Pane, and then click Design View or Layout View.image7
  2. If the property sheet is not yet displayed, press F4 to display it. Continue reading “How to create an embedded macro?”

What’s the new Macro Features from the release of Access database 2010?

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In previous versions of Access database, many usually used functions could not be executed without writing VBA code. With the release of Access database 2010, new features and macro actions have been added to help remove the need for code. This makes it less demanding to add functionality to your database and helps make it more secure.

  • Embedded macros: You can now embed macros in any of the events given by a form, report, or control. An embedded macro is not displayed in the Navigation Pane; it becomes part of the form, report, or control in which it was created. If you make a duplicate of a form, report, or control that has embedded macros, the macros are also present in the duplicate.

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Microsoft Access 2016 Database – New eBook Arriving Soon

Microsoft Access 2016 Database – New eBook Arriving Soon

Since the release of Microsoft Access 2016 Database eBook late last year, everyone has been busy re-writing and documenting the changes to MS Access and in essence, there’s little difference when comparing it to the previous version (2013).

However, to help freshen up and bring any newer features into the fold, I too have been busy re-writing my current eBooks which were originally written and supported for most versions ranging as far back as version 2000 (through to 2010).

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As usual, you can expect all the key and Continue reading “Microsoft Access 2016 Database – New eBook Arriving Soon”