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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Adding a Date Picker Control

It seems like using dates in Access and, for that matter, every other program should be simple, but that’s not always the case. Many Web applications, such as flight reservation systems, require you to enter dates using a date picker control that displays a month at a time. You can scroll from month to month and make your choice by clicking the day you want to leave when you display the right month.

You can add a similar control to your Access forms by creating a date picker control. This control, which is based on the date picker controls found in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, enables users to decide on the date they want without you having to worry if 2/12/2007 means February 12, 2007 (as in the United States), or ...

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