Disable Shift Key in Access 2000 , VB (version 6)

Posted on 2003-11-30
Last Modified: 2009-12-16

I know it is possible , i looked arround for a lot of solutions via google and non of them worked in my access 2000 vb.
i want to be able to disable the shift key for an access db and when i want - i want to be able to enable the shift key, can you help me with a working vb code ?

Question by:DoRi

Expert Comment

ID: 9845223
Look in Help for the AllowBypassKey property.


Accepted Solution

Benjamin_Luk earned 250 total points
ID: 9848311
Put following code under modle:
Then use macro [run code] to call it
1. Diable it set [Function Name]=DisShift()
2.Enable it set [Function Name]=Enshift()

Function DisShift()
    ChangeProperty "AllowBypassKey", dbBoolean, False
End Function
Function EnShift()
    ChangeProperty "AllowBypassKey", dbBoolean, True
End Function
Function ChangeProperty(strPropName As String, varPropType As Variant, varPropValue As Variant) As Integer
    Dim dbs As Database, prp As Property
    Const conPropNotFoundError = 3270
    Set dbs = CurrentDb
    On Error GoTo Change_Err
    dbs.Properties(strPropName) = varPropValue
    ChangeProperty = True
    Exit Function
    If Err = conPropNotFoundError Then  ' Property not found.
        Set prp = dbs.CreateProperty(strPropName, varPropType, varPropValue)
        dbs.Properties.Append prp
        Resume Next
        ' Unknown error.
        ChangeProperty = False
        Resume Change_Bye
    End If
End Function



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