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

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Displaying a Message Box

One useful thing you can do with macros is to display a message box indicating what folks should expect to see while using your database. Your message box can have a message of up to 255 characters, giving you plenty of room to explain what sort of data to enter into a field, to give your colleague advice on the purpose of a form, or to indicate the last time a form was modified.

Create a Message Box

  1. Click the Create tab.

  2. Click the top part of the Macro button.

  3. Click the first cell in the Action column.

  4. Click the down arrow. ...

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