Access Database Recovery

How to Open an Access Database in Systems where MS Access is Not Installed

In this article, we understand how to use Access database in Runtime, without access to the complete Access installation. Although it has been proven time and again that MS Access is the kind of application that is ideal for all kinds of businesses where there is a need for maintaining records and databases.  There are still several organizations and business owners which hesitate from owning the application. Or even if they do own it, they do not wish to install it on every other system in...

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Why in Some Cases Date Criteria May Not Work in Access Queries?

In this article, we attempt to understand the possible reasons for the date criteria not working, and how to make it work. There are moments when something turns out to be much more complicated than what we would assume it to be. It might have happened with you that you are trying to make use of one of the given functions of MS Access, but are either unable to use it in the best possible way, or are completely unable to use it. One such confusing feature is the Date Criteria in MS Access....

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How to Implement Conditional Formatting in a Continuous Form in MS Access

In this article, we explain the steps for applying conditional formatting to a Continuous Form Conditional formatting as the name suggests is the kind of formatting that can be undertaken only when certain conditions are met. This is the kind of formatting that can be used for changing the background or the foreground color of the textbox controls that are a part of our forms or reports being used. To change the color of a single or multiple fields the values need to meet certain conditions;...

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