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How do we force an automatic sign off after a few minutes of no activity?

Last Modified: 2012-09-15
We have Access and Excel programs that are used by many employees in the office.  At times, some of them will leave the file open and go to lunch or minimize the file, forget about it and work on other files or projects which can hinders other users.  I would like a procedure that will 1) ask the user if they would like to continue to be signed on the program, 2) if they say no or if the program receives no answer to the question, the program will automatically save the file with all changes and close so that others may use it and 3) If the program is closed, a statement will be displayed on the screen saying that it was closed because of "No Activity".  The time-out test could be something like 15-minutes (more or less).  Any suggestions?  Since I have never made a program like this, please send the steps and state where they would be placed in the program.  Also, is there a "time-out" process already built in that can be used that I don't know about?

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