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Appendix D. Programming Office Command Bars and Other Office Components

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Before Access 97, if you wanted to use toolbars and menus in your Access applications, you had to use macros to do it. What’s more, modifying the toolbars and menus programmatically was a real hassle—if it was even possible. But now, various Office products are components, and in some cases Office shares those components between products. Office also provides an object called the command bar, which can be one of three types: a toolbar, a menu, or a pop-up.

The Office Assistant enables you to provide user-friendly help to your users. The Office Assistant object makes ...

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