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Access™ 2007 VBA Programmer's Reference by Armen Stein, Geoffrey Griffith, Rob Cooper, Teresa Hennig

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14.7. Summary

In this chapter, you looked at what APIs and DLLs are and why you might want to use them. You explored the concept of static versus dynamic linking and learned how to reference APIs in Access projects. You also tackled the anatomy of an API call, learning how to use the correct data types when calling API functions. And you examined trapping errors generated by DLLs and the considerations in distributing an application that references Type libraries and custom DLLs.

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