Working with named data macros

So far in this chapter, you’ve been studying data macros attached to specific table events. Access also supports creating named data macros in web apps. A named data macro appears in the Navigation pane under the Macros group and is not attached directly to a specific table event. Named data macros in web apps execute only when called from another data macro or a user interface macro. Logic that is in a named data macro can interact with data in any table, require parameters before executing, and return data to the calling data macro or user interface macro. The Back Office Software System sample web app includes more than a dozen named data macros in the Navigation pane. In the next sections, you’ll explore a few ...

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