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WORKING WITH ACTIVEX CONTROLS

When working with ActiveX controls in Access, you will find that they're similar to other Access controls in that they're programmed by using properties, methods, and events.

Not all ActiveX controls are data-bound like standard Access controls. The term data-bound means that the controls have a Control Source property that refers to Access data or can use Access record sources for row sources. When the individual ActiveX controls are discussed in this chapter, the text mentions when the ActiveX controls use data binding and when they don't.

Some ActiveX controls, such as the TabStrip control, require little coding with VBA. Others, such as the TreeView control, can be programmed to be data-driven and therefore made ...

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