Category Archives: Old Material

We Interrupt Our Regular Broadcasting

This month’s issue is a little different. With the imminent release of Office 2000, there’s a new version of Access just around the corner: Access 2000 (note the use of the four-digit year; otherwise, we would have had “Access Oh-Oh”). … Continue reading

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Using the ADO Objects Effectively

Knowing how the ADO objects work isn’t enough. In this article, Russell Sinclair reveals some of the secrets behind using them together. The ADO Connection, Command, and Recordset objects are each designed for one main purpose and fulfill that purpose … Continue reading

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Using the ADO Command Object

In this article, Russell Sinclair continues his discussion of ADO by looking at the Command object–and modifying some data, for a change. Last month’s article on client/server development by Mary Chipman and Mike Gunderloy should have made clear how important … Continue reading

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Using Access to Prototype for SQL Server

As Jamie shows, even when you’re working with SQL Server, Access can have an important role to play. Here’s what to do to make sure that you get the most out of using the two tools together. Note Time has … Continue reading

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Trolling for Articles

In May, I was in Europe presenting at the Software Developer’s Group of the Netherlands “Conference to the Max” (and trolling for consulting work). There were a number of Smart Access contributors there, including Stephen Forte and Michael Kaplan. Stephen … Continue reading

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