How Do You Hide Top Toolbars When Open Database - Access 2007???
Feb 29, 2008
I want to hide the top toolbars when my users open my database in Access 2007! i have an autoexec macro to maximise the window which gets rid of the navigation bar on the side but cant work out how to hide the top bar? do i need to write code? if so what code and where would i input it.. any help would be much appreciated...
The below code will hide ALL menu bars and ALL tool bars. Ensure that you have a way to unhide the menu bars and tool bars before you hide them! You should place the hide all tool bars routine in your opening splash screen form for it only needs to be run once when the db is first opened.
This will hide all menu bars and tool bars Dim i As Integer For i = 1 To CommandBars.Count CommandBars(i).Enabled = False Next i
This will unhide all menu bars and tool bars Dim i As Integer For i = 1 To CommandBars.Count CommandBars(i).Enabled = True Next i
An added bonus is the right-click mouse button option is disabled if the menu bars are disabled with the above code.
Use the 'ShowToolbar' command if you need to display a tool bar or menu bar... DoCmd.ShowToolbar "YourToolBarNameHere", acToolbarYes
This will hide a tool bar or menu bar when needed... DoCmd.ShowToolbar "YourToolBarNameHere", acToolbarNo
This will hide the menu bar... DoCmd.ShowToolbar "Menu Bar", acToolbarNo
You can also hide/unhide the database window with code...
Hide the database window DoCmd.SelectObject acTable, , True DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdWindowHide
Unhide the database window DoCmd.SelectObject acTable, , True
Remove the "Type a question for help" on the default menu bar in Access 2002 or 2003 Application.CommandBars.DisableAskAQuestionDropdow n = True
This command will prevent the db from opening up a separate window tab on the Taskbar Application.SetOption "ShowWindowsinTaskbar", False
The above commands have been successfully tested with Access 97 and Access 2003.
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I have created a database in Access 2010 and I am not able to open the same database in Access 2007. I have read somewhere that it is possible to open. I get the message, " Unrecognized database format". In Access options, the default file format is, "Access 2007".
Hi, I have been opening password protected access 2003 databases with ASP / ADO for years now. However now we have updated to office 2007 everything gone bottoms up.
I have an access 2007 database (newly made, not converted from 2003), and a fresh asp page. I've gotten the new connection string information for Access 2007 from the internet yet the page cannot open the database.
When I try to open the page the error i get is - "Not a valid password" - 80040e4d. I'm 100% sure the password is correct, the driver is right (the server has office 2007 installed, and the new access driver from the M$ website). Every page i've seen on the internet says that the code I'm using is correct, yet asp still can't open it.
If i remove the password from the database it opens fine, so it's not a corrupt database, or bad path in the code.
If you can shed any light on my problem I would be eternally grateful - been working on it for hours now!
I have a fully operational Visual Basic program that uses MS Office XP and it's related MS Access. Because of security concerns, I recently upgraded to MS Office 2007 and MS Access 2007. I can open MS Access 2007 using the shortcut on the desktop and run any of the database queries. When I try to run the Visual Basic program (called prjPathfinder) and open Access 2007, it says "Error 5: The type initializer for prjPathfinder.Upgrade Support threw an exception". It then shows the first form in prjPathfinder but does not open Access 2007. What am I missing?
I have developed .net application ....at back end I am using ms access database. When I deploy my application at client end , I want only my ms access database should accessible to application only. Client should not be even to see which type of database i am using or its business logic .
Background Info: I developed our main department's Access 2003 split database which is on a server for 15+ Users. I've now been given Access 2007 for development -- Users still have 2003. There are also 2 other smaller databases that are not split (.mdb).
Problem: In the split database, I've saved the Application .mdb as 2003, relinked and made a new .mde. But the Users still cannot open the database. (I did this in a copy until I figure out the nuances with 2007.) The 2 other unsplit databases can be saved as 2003 version and Users can open OK.
I'm grateful for any suggestions on working with Access 2007. I've been trying to tackle the ribbon which is a whole other question.
I have an Access 2000/2003 database which opens up and displays correctly in Access 2007, but when I go to use the File>Print command, or for that matter any of the other pull down menu's nothing happens?
Has anyone else experienced thisproblem, or does anyone know what I am doing wrong?
I have created a small database, and created a Main Menu (form), the main menu starts as soon as someone start my database, i have linked up all my forms & reports into this main menu. now i want to hide left panel bar that shows all the table, quires, forms & reports files (so nobody can access tables, quires, etc from that panel).
Greeting All, I am trying the beta version of Access 2007 and realize that when converting Access 97 to Access 2007, the new db in Access 2007 has an extension of .accdb. I rename the db file name to xxxxx.mdb and the VB app fails to recognize it.
Is there any way to convert the xxxx.accdb (Access 2007 beta) to xxxx.mdb so that I can try my app against the Access 2007 db?????
Just upgraded to Acccess 2007 and have ownership problem extracting queries from a 2002 db.
When trying to import into a new 2007 or export from the 2002, get "you have no permission" message
Have created a new user tried to change owner of the db, but no permission File security looks correct in that I am owner of the file with full permissions, but Access doesn't recognize me as the owner
Tried logging in as admin, but it isn't the owner either
This is not critical, just very time consuming, this is a test project, but it would be nice not to have to rewrite about 30-40 queries and equivalent forms
I am not sure where to post this question. I remember finding a forum just for Microsoft Access 2007 questions, but I couldn't find it again... Indifferent
Anyway, I have created a database, and have been testing it with my application. I have some data in this database. I was wondering if there was a way in Microsoft Access 2007 to create an empty copy of the database for release. In other words, I would like to create a copy of the database with all of the tables and columns, but without the data (rows) that I had entered as part of using my testing database...
Does anyone know if I can do this?
If anyone knows where this Access 2007 forum is, or resources that might answer my question, please let me know, as I would greatly appreciate that.
I'm using Access 2007 which I built a database that runs queries off of tables using ODBC. The database is all done in ms access, I've used no visual basic programing on it. I'm now trying to move a copy of the database to another computer's local drive in the office. When we try to open it on the other computer it gives me an error that says "There was a problem sending the command to the program" and Access hangs, which I then have to run task manager to end the program.
Specs Are: Windows 7 64bit (the db was created on Windows 7 32bit)
I'm using Access 2007, with what I think is a normal database that I've built up over the past month (maybe 15 tables, <1000 records, 20 queries, 4 or 5 reports and macros). I'm not an experienced Access programmer, so I don't think I'm doing anything fancy with security settings or any other such stuff. (If I have, it's surely by accident, not by intent.)
When I try to back up the db using the simple office button -> manage -> backup method, access generates a date-stamped backup filename and opens a file save dialog for me, but it ALWAYS fails to backup the database. I always get the same error message when I click save, whether I save on my machine, or on a network drive.
"Could not use '<path to the current database dir><backname>.accdb; file already in use."
This same error occurs when I create a new blank database with a single Table1 in it, so I don't think it's my database.
Does anyone have any idea why this might be happening? I scoured the net for help, but nothing. I checked various Access forums, but nothing. So I arrive here after I've done my homework... thanks
I am on a deadline today and when I went to open an Access 2007 (I abhor the fact that I am forced to use 2007) database, it will not open. It gives me the error message Unrecognized database format [file path].
I have tried creating a brand new database and importing all objects from old to new but I get the same error message.
I work with an Access 2007 database that I split into a front end and back end. The back end holds all of the tables and the front end holds the queries, forms and reports. It is also a multi-user database, in that we have 14 people having access to the same back end. Each of the 14 people have their own front end. I have one main table in the back end listing clients and their individual ID numbers. That table has a One to Many relationship with several other tables, such as Case Notes and Authorizations, to name a couple.
Here's one of my problems: Sometimes data that is entered by a user will disappear.
Example 1: User creates a new record in the Authorizations form. Sometimes it is created by duplicating an existing record, sometimes it is completely new. User then prints a report from that new record, which looks like it has been saved. A couple minutes later, or a couple hours later, or maybe even the next day, user goes back into the database and cannot find the record that was previously created. At that time I look in the back end and cannot find the record either.
Example 2: User creates a new record in the Case Notes form on Day 1. These are always completely new records. User returns to the database on Day 2 and the new record sometimes does not show up in the form or in the back end table.
I cannot MAKE these things happen and they are sporadic, which makes it hard to diagnose, but why this was happening or if there was a way to retrieve the lost data.
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"how to COMPACT the DB by introducing delay of 10 seconds and then close the DB".In the Database, I'm able to accomplish the "Compact" the database using the function below.
Function Compact() SendKeys "%(FMC)", False End Function
As my DB is quite huge, the Compact action takes around 10 seconds to complete.Now, i would like to Close the Database after Compacting the DB. I tried including "DoCmd.Quit" in the function. The commands in the function, closes the DB but the Compact function doesn't seem to have executed as it needs 10 seconds to complete.
Function Compact() SendKeys "%(FMC)", False DoCmd.Quit End Function
how to introduce this delay of 10 seconds and then close the DB.
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New user has been added in recent weeks. My error logger has picked up an error he hit earlier today - doesn't appear to have been fatal (he hasn't come to me with a problem, suggesting he just "OK"d the error prompt and continued on - I need to confirm this with him though...)
Error was 3343 "Unrecognized database format 'C:TempMyDBMyDB.accde'."
Can see it was tripped on a particular form which queries certain data into a subform (so he was obviously able to open the FE and connect to the BE fine; it was several steps down the road where the error has occurred).