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Ms Access Custom Menu under Add-Ins

Posted on 2012-03-21
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Hi all,

Still getting used to 2010. Does anyone know how to modify a Custom Menu from an earlier version?

I have a custom menu that shows up on the Add-Ins tab, which is OK, but I need to add a new menu item and I can't figure out how to do that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 500 total points
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You can't do in in A2010. No tool is available.  You will need to make the change in A2003, the convert or run inA2010.

Sad but true.

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Your other option is to start using the Ribbon ... and the de-facto standard tool for creating custom ribbons is this:

http://www.accessribbon.de/en/

Excellent ribbon info on the that site ... most complete anywhere.

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Yeah, just realized that. Luckily have a Virtual PC running Access 2003. Thanks.
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Trust me ...  it's fricking maddening. Clearly, the 'old' menubars are supported ... all Microsoft had to do was make the original to AVAILABLE.  HELLO!

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Madenning to say the least. Glad you could point the way.
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