?
Solved

Shortcut menu right click - close button is greyed out.

Posted on 2013-05-10
6
Medium Priority
?
1,061 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-12
Experts, I am using a rt click short cut menu as shown below.  The close button is greyed out though.  Does anyone know why? I am using 2007.  

thank you
the link is here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee336038(v=office.12).aspx

Please see the last commented line that starts with
        ' Add the Close command.

I have tried a few different reports but the close command is greyed out on all of them.  Not sure if there that code was intended for earlier versions of access.  All the other selection work except the close option.


Sub CreateReportShortcutMenu()
    Dim cmbRightClick As Office.CommandBar
    Dim cmbControl As Office.CommandBarControl

	   ' Create the shortcut menu.
    Set cmbRightClick = CommandBars.Add("cmdReportRightClick", msoBarPopup, False, True)

    With cmbRightClick
        
        ' Add the Print command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 2521, , , True)
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Quick Print"
        
        ' Add the Print command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 15948, , , True)
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Select Pages"
        
        ' Add the Page Setup... command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 247, , , True)
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Page Setup"
        
        ' Add the Mail Recipient (as Attachment)... command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 2188, , , True)
        ' Start a new group.
        cmbControl.BeginGroup = True
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Email Report as an Attachment"
        
        ' Add the PDF or XPS command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 12499, , , True)
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Save as PDF/XPS"
        
        ' Add the Close command.
        Set cmbControl = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, 923, , , True)
        ' Start a new group.
        cmbControl.BeginGroup = True
        ' Change the caption displayed for the control.
        cmbControl.Caption = "Close Report"
    End With
    
    Set cmbControl = Nothing
    Set cmbRightClick = Nothing
End Sub 

Open in new window



GreyedOut
0
Comment
Question by:pdvsa
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:oleggold
ID: 39156374
in runtaime ,it's msaccess runtime property
0
Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

 

Author Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 39156869
Not following... What i read was that the greyed out close button is due to "runtime" version of access? Not sure if that is what you are saying.  Let me know
0
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
ID: 39158926
there is nothing wrong with the menu.

you have to open the report in Print Preview to enable that close button
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:pdvsa
ID: 39159863
that was exactly the solution to my problem.  Thanks.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

AutoNumbers should increment automatically, without duplicates.  But sometimes something goes wrong, and the next AutoNumber value is a duplicate.  This article shows how to recover from this problem.
Microsoft Access is a place to store data within tables and represent this stored data using multiple database objects such as in form of macros, forms, reports, etc. After a MS Access database is created there is need to improve the performance and…
Basics of query design. Shows you how to construct a simple query by adding tables, perform joins, defining output columns, perform sorting, and apply criteria.
In Microsoft Access, learn how to use Dlookup and other domain aggregate functions and one method of specifying a string value within a string. Specify the first argument, which is the expression to be returned: Specify the second argument, which …

719 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question