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Ms Access: how to know, via VBA, if another user is using the database at the moment

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Ms Access 2000/.../2010: how to know, via VBA, if another user is using the database at the moment?
How to know if the database is currently already open?
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somethink like that: if currentdb.alreadyopen then msgbox "yep"
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by:HooKooDooKu
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Try to open the database for "Exclusive Access".  If you fail to open the database, then someone else already has it open.
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Cristi_E earned 250 total points
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Hi,
I think this will help:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/198755

Cristi
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by:DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform)
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Here are some links that will show you everyone who is logged in:

Here are some links:

How to determine who is logged on to a database by using Microsoft Jet UserRoster in Access 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=198755

Who's logged in?
http://www.mvps.org/access/general/gen0034.htm

LDB Viewer Form
http://www.mvps.org/access/modules/mdl0055.htm

Also attached is an MDB that is sort of a combination of the above, that will load the logged in users into a table.

mx
WhoIsConnected.zip
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thanks
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