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Microsoft Office® Access 2007 Inside Out by John Viescas and Jeff Conrad

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Chapter 17. Understanding Event Processing

Although you can make Microsoft Office Access 2007 do a lot for you by setting properties when you design forms and reports, you really can’t make your application "come alive" until you build macros or Visual Basic procedures that respond to events. An event can be as simple as the user clicking a button—and your code responds by opening a related form or report. An event can also trigger complex actions, such as creating a booking record when the user selects an available room.

In this chapter, you’ll first learn what event processing is all about—both in Microsoft Windows and specifically ...

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