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

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LOOKING AT ACCESS'S HYPERLINK FEATURES

Hyperlinks have been around for quite a while in one form or another. In help systems, hypertext is used to create “hot spots” in help files that move users to information applying to the subject they clicked.

The Internet uses hyperlinks to move from one HTML page to another, or to move from one URL to another. HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, is the standard language used for creating World Wide Web pages. Although it sounds like something college students do after a Friday night, URL (uniform resource locator) is the standard method for addressing various locations on the Web.

As of Access 97, you can use hyperlinks in various forms in Access:

  • As an unbound control on a form linking to objects in the ...

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