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Take a look at this great application of VBA and learn to expand the capabilities of Access with simple programming. Author Charles E. Brown shows you step-by-step how to create your own code, work with Object-Oriented Programming, and more. Plus, discover and utilize key programming concepts that can be applied beyond VBA.
Table of contents
Part I: Understanding the MS Access Environment 1 Introduction to VBA for Applications 2 Designing an Access Application 3 Access Development Without VBA 4 Customizing the Access Environment Part II: Understanding the Visual Basic for Applications Environment 5 Introducing the VBA Programming Environment 6 Programming Fundametals Using VBA 7 Understanding the Visual Basic Editor 8 VBA Language Components 9 Sub Procedures 10 Debugging VBA Code 11 Function Procedures Part III: Interacting with VBA 12 Forms 13 Reports 14 Menus and Toolbars 15 Changing the Access Environment Part IV: Advanced Access Programming Techniques 16 Database Security 17 Access and the Microsoft Office Environment 18 Access and the Web 19 Upgrading Part V: Application Development 20 Multiuser Applications 21 Beyond Microsoft Access Appendix The DoCmd Object
Charles E. Brown (New Milford, NJ) has been a computer trainer and consultant for nearly 21 years. In the process he has developed and delivered training for many Fortune 500 companies including Exxon, Johnson & Johnson, RJR Reynolds/Nabisco, and the US Government. He has trained such diverse topics as Microsoft environment and the Microsoft .NET environment. In addition, he delivers programming training in Java for Learning Tree International. He has taught VBA and has done VBA programming for Swiss Bank Corporation, the US Government, NASA, and Price Waterhouse Accounting.
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Harness the full power of Access using VBA programming
Expand the range of your Access proficiency with VBA programming using this guide designed specifically for Access power users. With the provided online sample database, learn VBA fundamentals, then discover how to connect Access and VBA through ActiveX Data Objects (ADO), and how to extract, manipulate, and retrieve data using SQL queries. Benefit from expert advice on error handling, get the most out of forms, reports, and tables, and save time with VBA coding and debugging tips. From the basics to advanced techniques, this comprehensive treatment provides you with the information you need to produce the exact results you desire.
Call up forms and reports using VBA
Build dynamic Data Access Pages
Program and assign record data sources to forms and reports
Create objects and learn how to reference them
Learn the fundamentals of SQL and how to use it in VBA
Understand the ADO object model and its components
Use modules, declare variables, build looping and decision structures, use procedures and functions, and build arrays
Generate recordsets based on dynamic criteria
Use Office menus and toolbars to invoke your code
Develop applications that multiple users can run at the same time
ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Charles E. Brown has taught VBA programming to many beginner programmers, and has produced VBA code for Swiss Bank Corporation, the US government, NASA, and Price Waterhouse Accounting. Ron Petrusha is a computer book author and editor with over 25 years of experience in developing computer applications.