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Change background colour in Access 2007 database window

Posted on 2008-10-29
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Hi everyone.

I need to do whats in the following post

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_22624274.html

It works great in 2003..

BUT NOT 2007..

I need to set colour in Access 2007 .

Many thanks in advance

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So, you are saying the Leban's app does not work in A2007 ?  What happens?

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nothing..

No errors... nothign happens... got it working in access 2003 a DREAm

a tried converting it to 2003 and 23007

I have gone into trust centre and trusted

I have set macro security to as low as it will go

Nothing..... no pauses.. or halts.

just goes through the motions but nothing happens

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Well, you can try and email Steven - not sure you will get a response.  I don't have A2007 loaded to test.

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ive got it in a VM

Ill try him... i just wondered if anyone else knew..

The problem is casued bc MS in the infinite wisdom chagned the background colour for the databse window in access 2007

We develop databases for clients of varying degress.

Many use real background images and button images and really look the part with images fading into the background giving rounded effects and non uniform shaped forms...

Really looks the part..

However now as clients updates, the graphics no longer seemingly dissolve into back bc the colour has changed.

Any help appreciated... I cant seem to find anythign else on EE that talks about 2007 and a fix for this

Thanks

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I have just emailed through the contact form..

Any other ideas MX

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Chances are low that someone has used this particular Leban's app in A2007 - but I could happen.

Take a look here also:

http://www.mvps.org/access/search.htm

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Steven never got back to me.. I ve sent a few emails

Any other pointers MX.

Would really love to get this done

Thanks

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Sorry ... don't know what else to add ...

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