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In Access 2010 - how do you make a database have the lefthand Navigation Pane minimized on load of the applicatoin?

I assume I could do this in the autoexec but unsure how to.  Please advise.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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you can also set to hide the NP from File > Options > current database
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 Do a DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdWindowHide at startup or in the autoexec macro (probably a better place as you must issue the command before anything becomes visible).

Jim.
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 BTW, a F11 with sendkeys from code will hide/unhide the window as well.

Jim.
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by:gcgcit
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JDettman - on the autoexec I could only find "RunCode" not "RunCommand" I got this error:

Micros Access cannot find the name 'acCmdWindowHide' you entered in th eexpression.

See screenshot of my autoexec macro
ee-autoexec.JPG
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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE) earned 2000 total points
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 That was a VBA statement to be used in code.

  If your just going to run it in the Autoexec macro, you want the RunMenuCommand action with the command WindowHide.

Jim.
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by:gcgcit
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Worked thanks!
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