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Access VBA Programming For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7856-4
408 pages
August 2004
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Introduction 1

Part I: Introducing VBA Programming 7

Chapter 1: Where VBA Fits In 9

Chapter 2: Your VBA Toolkit 21

Chapter 3: Jumpstart: Creating a Simple VBA Program 35

Part II: VBA Tools and Techniques 49

Chapter 4: Understanding Your VBA Building Blocks 51

Chapter 5: Controlling Access through VBA 71

Chapter 6: Programming Access Forms 87

Part III: VBA, Recordsets, and SQL 115

Chapter 7: The Scoop on SQL and Recordsets 117

Chapter 8: Putting Recordsets to Work 147

Part IV: Applying VBA in the Real World 173

Chapter 9: Creating Your Own Dialog Boxes 175

Chapter 10: Customizing Lists and Drop-Down Menus 201

Chapter 11: Creating Your Own Functions 241

Chapter 12: Testing and Debugging Your Code 267

Part V: Reaching Out with VBA 295

Chapter 13: Using VBA with Multiple Databases 297

Chapter 14: Integrating with Other Office Applications 317

Part VI: The Part of Tens 349

Chapter 15: Ten Commandments of Writing VBA 351

Chapter 16: Top Ten Nerdy VBA Tricks 357

Chapter 17: (Way More Than) Ten Shortcut Keys 367

Index 371