Category Archives: Old Material

On the Road Again

I’m on the road again for much of the time between March and June. There are many reasons for this–visiting clients and teaching for Learning Tree, among other things. But the primary motivation is that these three months constitute the … Continue reading

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Objects for the Database Developer

If you’ve ever felt that object-oriented development is something that Access developers just don’t do–well, you’re wrong. As Peter Vogel points out, Access developers are uniquely qualified to design objects: They have the attitude and they’re already writing the necessary … Continue reading

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Moving On Up

With the recent flurry of Access 97 articles and editorials you may be wondering, “What does it take to make the move to Access 97?” I have to answer that question with a question: “Where are you coming from?” If … Continue reading

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Migrating Access (and Outlook Data) to SQL Server

 It’s an unusual Jet database that will convert smoothly to SQL Server. Rick Dobson shows how to mix your own code with the Upsizing Wizard. But in many cases it’s not just Access data that you need to convert, so … Continue reading

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Managing Margins Of Text Box and Label Controls

This month, Chris Weber talks about four TextBox and label formatting properties that were introduced in Access 2000–and some unexpected side effects of using them. In Access 2000, the Access development team at Microsoft introduced four new formatting properties for … Continue reading

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