Solved

new to Access 2010.... converted mdb to accdb ... startup properties

Posted on 2013-05-22
14
477 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-23
Hi EE,

Under A2003:

Many years ago,  a colleague, who i lost touch with
      gave me logic to set up application properites

Although a user can break into a mdb using shift + f11
    he showed me how to use application properties
             to hide menu bars etc.  when want the screen to operate in prod mode
             to show menu bars etc   when want to test.

He taught me to create 2 transparent buttons.
        alt+p   - would set the screen to prod mode
        alt+t    - would set the screen to test mode

Uploaded a sample mdb that converted to accdb.
Made the 2 command buttons described above visible.

When i do alt+p, am getting an error when creating the start up form property....
              "type mismatch"

Could you pls help me fix this error,
tx, sandra
2013-05-21a-error.bmp
2013-05-21b-error.bmp
2013-05-21c-error.bmp
0
Comment
Question by:mytfein
  • 8
  • 5
14 Comments
 
LVL 84
ID: 39189344
Alt+P is the Print command, so I assume your colleague has included custom code to "set the screen to prod mode" and such. You'd have to find that code (most likely it's in a macro named AutoKeys).
0
 
LVL 120

Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 39189446
<Uploaded a sample mdb that converted to accdb.>

there is nothing uploaded.. try again
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39190868
0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39190873
Hi Gentlemen,

tx for responding,

just uploaced accdb file.

tx so much, s
0
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 39191074
Arrange your References in this order

x
since you  are using Office 2010, the references with "12" should be "14"
EE-ARG-00-MainSystem-frontend.accdb
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191113
tx Cap!

will get back to you...    s
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191773
Hi Cap,

when i open accdb on my machine this is what shows:
2013-05-22a-error.bmp
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191777
s1
0
 
LVL 120

Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 39191811
use the ARROWS UP- DOWN to position the references
DO NOT Delete them
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191862
Hi Cap,

when i compare my image to your image, i reversed the last 2 checked items

to put extensibility  before object library

is this what you mean? bec. i still get the error.....

tx, s
0
 
LVL 120

Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 39191882
upload a new image of your references
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191921
s2
0
 
LVL 120

Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 39191949
Look at the image i posted above, and follow the ARRANGEMENT (from the TOP) of the references.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mytfein
ID: 39191987
Hi Cap,

your're right.... i fixed the references and it works...

i still have more questions, so will create new posts,

tx for your help, s
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

QuickBooks® has a great invoice interface that we were happy with for a while but that changed in 2001 through no fault of Intuit®. Our industry's unit names are dictated by RUS: the Rural Utilities Services division of USDA. Contracts contain un…
Describes a method of obtaining an object variable to an already running instance of Microsoft Access so that it can be controlled via automation.
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
In Microsoft Access, learn how to “cascade” or have the displayed data of one combo control depend upon what’s entered in another. Base the dependent combo on a query for its row source: Add a reference to the first combo on the form as criteria i…

830 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