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Microsoft® Office Access 2003 Inside Out by John L. Viescas

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Summary of Form and Report Events

Microsoft Access provides 60 different events on forms, form controls, and reports that can trigger macros or Visual Basic procedures. You indicate that you want to respond to an event by providing the name of a macro, a Visual Basic function (preceded by an equal sign), or the special setting [Event Procedure] as the setting of the event property in the Properties window. When you specify [Event Procedure], Access looks for a Visual Basic procedure in the module stored with the form or report that has the name of the event. For details about Visual Basic procedures, see Chapter 22.

This section summarizes those events and organizes them in the following functional categories:

  • Opening and closing forms and reports ...

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