Chapter 9. Using Macros As Learning Aids

A macro language is a programming language. A macro language has an interpreter that reads text written using special keywords and grammar. It then performs operations based on the macro text.

Access macros serve two purposes. An Access macro can solve problems. You can incorporate these solutions as part of your overall database solution. In Access, you also can use macros to learn how to write code.

Every programming language nowadays has some built-in capabilities. These capabilities consist of data types and functions. The Access macro language provides you with some of the same facilities that VBA does. Because macros can be written without data modules and test functions, you can use a macro as a quick-and-dirty ...

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