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creat menu in access 2007

Posted on 2007-07-30
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How do i create a custom menu in my form for access 2007??

I am seeing from help that goto view->toobars->customize for previous versions of access..However i am not able to find those options here....where should i look???

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Also see these links I am accumulating for A2007 - a good reference in general:

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb203849.aspx  'Transisitioning to A2007

http://support.microsoft.com/ph/11265    ' Various A2007 Issues  

http://blogs.msdn.com/access/archive/2006/06/05/618366.aspx    'A2007 Limitations list

http://allenbrowne.com/Access2007.html   ' A bunch of good stuff

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa722523.aspx    'Ribbon

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918583  'Workgroup Administrator utility in Access 2007

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb421308.aspx   'Security considerations
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can you tell me whats a ribbon?? Is it similar to menu?? Thanks
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Ribbons have (sadly) replaced the 'old' menu system, so Ribbons are what you are seeing when you open A2007.

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Thanks for your help..so if i have to use menu, i will have to use a table with the specified columns or use an xml file right??
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Seems so.  Shame on M$ for not providing backward compatibility - and allow the old menu system.


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