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I used your advice about looping through Recordsets on a project at work. I simplified the project and exceeded expectations; many thanks!
In this field, I need every resource possible to keep me more up-to-date than my clients; the FMS Buzz provides me with just that type of valuable information with each and every issue.
Glad to get your newsletter today. I'd been trying to figure out a way for Access to mate with Outlook, then Poof!!!
The answer was in your email, Access tip...five easy steps to retrieve info from an Outlook data file into an Access database.
Hey, I love you guys. I didn't know about the Access decompile tip.
During development, my application database had ballooned to over 21 megabytes. I ran the Microsoft Access decompile tip, compile and save modules, and compacted, and it was reduced to just over 12 megs; what a huge reduction!!
I'm amazed. Thanks for this great tip. It was just what I needed.
I just wanted to thank you for providing a link to the FreeWheel utility that enables scrolling within the Visual Basic window. What a joy it is to be able to move up and down the screen freely.
My partner thinks I'm completely barking that such an insignificant thing could provide such pleasure but I'm sure you guys know how frustrating it is to keep moving the scrollbar manually.
I always read your tips section in the newsletter as I'm self-taught and work from home mostly so I don't get the benefit of working with other more experienced colleagues and pinching all their good ideas! Thanks again.
Thank you! Thank you! I have just finished reading your paper, which was part of a link in the recent Buzz newsletter. I have printed it for others to read, especially those skeptical on the powers of Microsoft Access and its capabilities.
Recently I had the opportunity to prove to my employer that a proper redesign of an existing Access solution was the better choice to make. The previous design was completed by what Access professional developers would consider a rookie. Over 30 users were sharing the same MDB program which also included the tables. Egad!
The business was screaming for help and the IT staff, not knowing any better, claimed that if they pushed the data to SQL Server, the problems would go away. Wrong!
I rewrote the application using unbound forms and split it into an MDE and MDB, altering the Shift-Key-Bypass property in both to prevent unwarranted access. The business loves it! The amount of data created annually didn't justify moving it to SQL and I knew their connectivity issues would be corrected once they used my application.
I have been writing applications in Access for over 7 years, learning and growing each year.
I had the opportunity to attend the Advisor Developer's Conference in Phoenix. After attending a session that spoke highly of Total Access Analyzer and the other FMS Access tools, I knew I had to purchase them. Thanks to your company's products I have reduced my development time and technical documentation time greatly.
Once again, thanks for your document and I look forward to reading more.
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Thank you! Thank you! I just finished reading this document, which was part of a link in the recent Buzz newsletter. I have printed it for others to read, especially those skeptical on the powers of Access and its capabilities.