Chapter 23. Writing Access Add-Ins

A good test for a programming tool is whether the tool can be used to extend itself. When this test is applied to Access, the answer is a resounding yes. You can use Access databases and VBA code to extend Access and, ultimately, to make your job easier. That’s what you will learn to do this hour.

Writing Access Add-Ins Add-in is a generic term used to describe code that extends or customizes the Access development environment. Specifically, in Access, an add-in refers to a COM object or an Access database that contains code that is created by the developers of Access. After you complete this hour, you will know the mechanics needed ...

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