Async Processing in Access

Download “Async Access” AccessAsync.zip – Downloaded 262 times – 143 KB I’ve been wondering for a while how to go about running async tasks within Access.  The lack of multi-threading support has always been something I wished was...

Highlight the Current Row

Using a continuous form, Conditional Formatting and VBA, we can easily give a visual indicator of the currently selected row. This example sets the ID field as Bold for the current row, but this can be applied to multiple controls. A common approach is to make a...

Generalizing Form Behavior – Refined

In a previous post I tossed out a concept for a global form handler that could be used to generalize form behavior without having to add any code to forms. After having played with it a few days and hashed a few things around, here’s a refined version of actual...

Web App Primer

I’ve been late getting on board with Microsoft’s latest renditions of Access. Not only Access even, but the entire Microsoft Suite. It just isn’t what it used to be. When I first found Access, looked at it and said to myself oh yeaa, I can use that...