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I have a workbook that when opened, loads a login form I created (Well the EE experts pretty much created it).  What I'd like to do, is open a form prior to the login displays a picture for a few seconds, then closes the form and loads the login form.  Can someone point me in the right direction?
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zorvek (Kevin Jones)ConsultantCommented:
This is called a splash dialog. Here is sample code to display a splash dialog and have it close after a specified amount of time or if the form is clicked.

Place this code in the form module:

Private mTimeoutTime As Date

Public Function CheckTimer() As Boolean

   If Now() > mTimeoutTime Then
      CheckTimer = True
   End If

End Function

Private Sub UserForm_Activate()

   mTimeoutTime = Now() + TimeSerial(0, 0, 5)

End Sub

Private Sub UserForm_Click()

   mTimeoutTime = 0

End Sub

Use this code to display the splash form:

Public Sub DisplaySplash()

   frmSplash.Show vbModeless
   Loop Until frmSplash.CheckTimer

End Sub


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neelyjerAuthor Commented:
Zorvek --

Absolute Perfection!!!
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