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F. Scott Barker's Microsoft® Access 2000 Power Programming by F. Scott Barker

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TAKING ADVANTAGE OF OTHER FORM FEATURES

The following sections cover some of the more useful features that you'll be using in this book. The examples for the following sections can be found on the accompanying CD-ROM in the VideoApp.mdb database in the \Examples folder.

Specifying a Splash Screen Form at Startup

One feature that Access includes is a Startup dialog, which allows you to specify what you want Access to do when opening a database. You now can have Access open a form of your choice, also referred to as a splash screen, by specifying the name of the form in the Startup dialog. (Splash screens are used to display company logos or system information while the application is loading.)

To open the Startup dialog, select the database container ...

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