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An Introduction to Scripting Data Access Pages

One of the powers of data access pages is the capability to customize them beyond what the data access page designer allows. The Microsoft Script Editor (MSE) allows you to create scripts that extend the functionality of your data access pages. Using the MSE, you create scripts behind the events of objects on the data access page.

To open the MSE and create script behind a data access page:

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Create a data access page.
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Use the Toolbox tool on the toolbar to display the toolbox.
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Make sure that you deselect the Control Wizards tool. Then add a control, such as a command button, to the data access page. Use the ID property to rename the control, if desired.
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Right-click the control and select ...

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