Modifying Add-Ins

Posted on 2011-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Have a database originally built in Access 2003.  Custom menu was converted to an Add-Ins ribbon.  I need to remove one of the menus from Add-Ins ribbon.  How do I do this in 2010.  I right clicked but can't seem to find the list of menus for this ribbon.
Question by:gcgcit
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    AFAIK, there is no interface in 2007/2010 to work with the older Menus. You would need to use VBA to do this, or (assuming you haven't converted to the .accdb format) use an earlier version of Access to work with the menus.

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    by:DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP)
    ummm ... I don't think you can.
    Unless we can find WHERE the Add-In ribbon XML is stored in the db ... and further modify it.  But AFAIK, you will need to modify the A2003 and reconvert to A2010.  a major PITA.

    Also ... in general, are you aware of this tool:

    but ... does not solve your issue per se.


    Author Comment

    If it's not easily editable, what is the best option for custom menus in 2010?  I've already converted to accdb sometime ago and made many changes since, going back to .mdb isn't an option.
    LVL 84
    You can always move to the Ribbon control for those versions. The link that mx gave is a great tool for building the ribbons (I use it myself).

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