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

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Running a Macro

Once you create a macro, you can run it (that is, have Access execute the macro’s steps) several ways. The most straightforward way to run a macro is to display the macros in your database, click the one you want to run, and then click the Run button. If a macro doesn’t do what you expect, or if you’re just curious to see how it works, you can step through the macro one action at a time. While you step through the macro, Access lets you know what’s going on so you can learn what the macro’s doing and either fix a problem or apply what you learn to macros you create on your own.

Run a Macro

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