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Name:Alex Dybenko

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Sunday, September 23, 2007

Database window for Access 2007

Missing database window in Access 2007? Here a com addin from Gunter Avenius, which brings back database window functionality to Access 2007. Today you can only download German version, but English version will be available soon.

Update: English version already available!

Monday, September 17, 2007

BarCode 1

BarCode 1 - everything related to bar code software, the link I got from Arvin Meyer, Access MVP

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Compact database in Access 2007

I am not a frequent Access 2007 user yet, but using it from time to time. And always wondering – why do we get such a non-trivial menu (or ribbon) structure. Today I wanted to compact database. And I was not able to find such button. Same time I remembered that I had already looked for it, and had found, but no luck today. Google always helps in such cases, this time I found a tip from Tom Wickerath, Access MVP:

Click on the round Office button thingy that you should see in the upper left corner. Then click on Manage in the list. You should see Compact and Repair Database at the top of this listing.

Why it there??? Several versions it was in Database Utilities, and now it get hidden in other place. If it was important to have it in Manage menu – I would jut put it in 2 places, with respect to former Access users…

BTW, I also searched at Microsoft site and only advice I found “On the Tools menu, point to Database Utilities, and then click Compact and Repair Database/Project


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