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Microsoft Access 2010 VBA Macro Programming (Paperback) (Richard Shepherd)

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Develop custom Access VBA macros

Perfect for power users, Microsoft Access 2010 VBA Macro Programming reveals how to maximize the features and functionality of Access 2010. You'll get in-depth details on Access VBA programming and application development followed by 20 real-world projects--complete with source code--that show you how to set up specific subroutines and functions. This practical resource then explains how to include the subroutines in the Access menu system and transform a set of interrelated VBA macros into an Access add-in package. Create your own Access 2010 VBA macros right away with help from this hands-on guide.

Learn how to:

  • Create and enhance forms and reports
  • Design custom dialog boxes and buttons
  • Develop custom menus for the Ribbon
  • Use SQL queries with VBA
  • Create table macros
  • Use Office object models to interact with other Microsoft applications
  • Create and manipulate charts and graphs
  • Work with external databases
  • Add functionality to your programs with API calls
  • Animate objects in Access
  • Enhance database security
  • Create audit trails
  • Handle large text files
  • Transfer data via FTP

Take your database skills to the next level—develop powerful, custom Access 2010 applications using Visual Basic for Applications

Microsoft Access 2010 VBA Macro Programming guides you through the structure of VBA, showing you how to use it specifically in Access. The book explains, step by step, how to write VBA code—from the basics to dealing with errors and debugging code. This practical guide includes examples that illustrate how to use VBA in Access to do specific tasks. You’ll learn real-world skills by example.

Microsoft Access 2010 VBA Macro Programming features:

  • Easy-to-understand instructions that explain how to accomplish programming tasks right away
  • 20 practical sample applications
  • Details on adding custom menus and Access add-ins

All-inclusive coverage:
The Basics; Variables, Arrays, Constants and Data Types; Modules, Functions and Subroutines; Programming Basics: Decisions and Looping; Strings and Functions and Message Boxes; Operators; Debugging; Errors and the Error Function; Forms and Reports; Common Dialog Control; Working with the Ribbon; SQL Queries; Data Macros/Triggers; The Access and DAO Object Models; The Access and DAO Object Models - Main Objects; The DoCmd Object; Using Access to Interact with Other Office Programs; Charts and Graphs; Working with External Databases; API Calls; Class Modules; Animation; Get the Login ID; Secure Your Database; Creating Audit Trails on Tables; Create and Edit Queries in VBA; Search and Replace in Queries; Compact the Current Database using VBA; Monitoring Table Statistics; Handling Large Text Files; Create and Change Table Structures; Create and Objects Inventory; Manipulate Charts; Drill Down on Charts; Create an Excel Spreadsheet for output of Data; Using FTP in VBA; Use of Data Macros/Triggers; Use of Ribbon; Make Controls on Forms Interactive; Set Up Levels of User Security

Number of Pages: 373
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Programming Languages / Visual BASIC
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Author: Richard Shepherd
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2010
TCIN: 12846236
UPC: 9780071738576
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-5322
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