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Special Edition Using Access 97, Second Edition by Roger Jennings

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Adding an Unbound Object Frame to a Form or Report

Instead of using OLE Object fields, images in unbound object frames store their properties as data in the area of your .mdb file that is devoted to forms or reports. Like the methods you use with bound object frames, the methods that create (or edit) unbound objects are contributed temporarily by the OLE server. After you embed or link the unbound object, the Access application supplies the methods used to display the images.

◂◂ See Adding a Linked Subreport to a Bound Report

The use of unbound object frames differs from that of bound object frames in the following ways:

  • You set the Enabled property of most unbound object frames to No so that the OLE server that supplied those unbound objects ...

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