In this chapter, I will demonstrate several unrelated techniques that you will undoubtedly find quite useful in one of your future projects. These are the kind of things that you'll file away in your mind and later find them invaluable. I will explain
Using timers for building a digital clock and for simple animation
Calling the Windows API to get the current user
TempVars to share data between VBA, macros, queries, and reports
WebBrowser control to display HTML content
Adding charts to a form or report
Timers are very easy to use and have lots of useful applications. In this chapter, I'll demonstrate two of these. The first is to display the current date and time on the Menu form. The time ...