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My question is, i have an access app i created most of it in Access 2000 and now have ugraded to 2002 when i was using 2000 i used the startup options and had the "Show database Window" option unticked, now i am using 2002 and the option in startup is still untick, the app loads and shows the startup form but in the task bar you can still click on the database window and it will show, but in 2000 this didnt happen at all? help how can i fix this
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by:tbsgadi
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Add this to your opening form.
  Application.SetOption "ShowWindowsInTaskbar", False
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Alternatively Tools/Options Windows In Taskbar
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tools/options is ok but when people unslect that option to use another database, mine will then revert back to showing again once reopened
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by:tbsgadi
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So use the code/macro alternative.
You can use an autoexec macro if you don't want to use code.
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what code should i put in the code/macro section
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tbsgadi earned 2000 total points
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The easiest way is to put this behind the first form that you open.

Private Sub Form_Load()

  Application.SetOption "ShowWindowsInTaskbar", False
 
End Sub
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OK THANK YOU
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