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Using shortcut menus in Access run-time apps

Users of Windows applications have grown to expect right-click menus in applications.  But for some unexplained reason, Microsoft disabled the built-in shortcut menus in run-time applications. This has resulted in many Access developers avoiding the use of these menus and subsequently decreasing the functionality of...

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Adding Shortcut Menus to Your Applications

As Access developers we all know how important right-click menus are; we use them constantly as we develop our applications, but did you know that you can create your own custom shortcut (right-click) menus in your applications?  Prior to A2007, you could do this by...

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Date/time picker for Microsoft Access

Over the years, I have seen many posts on the Access groups and forums asking for a date/time picker other than the one built into Access 2007 and subsequent version.  A client recently mentioned that he wanted to be able to pick a date and...

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