Access Solutions

Why Access is Apt for Being Used as a Development Platform for Enterprise-wide Applications

This article addresses the importance and requirement of MS Access, as a development platform for enterprise-wide application. Access is widely used by small to midsized companies as it is amongst the only few platforms which strive to fulfill all the needs of database managements. Not only does it act like a storage system, it also promotes easy accessibility and operation of data. Businesses can record everything from their client details, annual profits and expenses to employee attendance...

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How to Refresh Combo Box Contents in MS Access

In this article we teach our readers how they can efficiently refresh Combo Box Contents in an MS Access Database. Creating or Editing a Combo Box Data is easy. Users just need to select Combo Box Tool from the Toolbox; choose all the required fields from the Query or Source Table available on the Wizard. Now the user just needs to get into the Property Sheet and he/she has the access to make any changes in the Combo Box. It is important for users to update code tables every now and then...

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How to Including a Progress Meter in MS Access Report

In this article we address all the factors relating to Progress Meter in MS Access, including why, how and when it should be used. Progress Meter basically provides a graphical and visual feedback about all the processes operating in a database, which includes an estimate of duration taken to complete an event or obtain a magnitude of the value. Progress Meter is used to make an estimate of the remaining time required to complete an event, which is displayed in a form of percentage numeric...

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