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Right Click Shortcut Menu's in Access 2010

Posted on 2013-11-16
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Previously asked a question about creating right click shortcut menu's in Access 2010.  I use these menu's for navigation on a form by setting them as shortcut menu's.  Here is an example that was included in responses to my original question.

Public Function CreateCMenu()
On Error Resume Next

    CommandBars("MyContext").Delete

    Dim cmb As CommandBar 'Object
    Dim cmbBtn1 As CommandBarButton 'Object
    Dim cmbBtn2 As CommandBarButton 'Object

    Set cmb = CommandBars.Add("MyContext", _
               msoBarPopup, False, False)    ' msoBarPopup = 5
        With cmb
              ' add cut, copy, and paste buttons with the "magic number" technique that assigns
              ' appearance and behavior. The magic number goes in as the second parameter

            .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
                  21, , , True  ' 21=Cut, msoControlButton=1
            .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
                      19, , , True  '19= Copy
            .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
                      22, , , True  ' 22=Paste

' add customized buttons with our caption and function name -- second param is blank
            Set cmbBtn1 = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, _
                                    , , , True)
            With cmbBtn1
                .BeginGroup = True
                .Caption = "Create New"
                .OnAction = "=CreateNewOrder()"
                .FaceID = 59  'smiley face
            End With
           
            Set cmbBtn2 = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, _
                                    , , , True)
            With cmbBtn2
                .Caption = "Reset"
                .OnAction = "=ClearOrder()"
            End With
        End With

   
End Function

When I execute 'CreateCMenu' I get the error 'User defined type not defined on the statement  
Dim cmb As CommandBar 'Object

I'm sure I need to add a reference to the DB but I don't know which one.

Anyone know?
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Gustav Brock earned 100 total points
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Yes. That reference is: Microsoft Office 14.0 Object Library

I use:

    Dim cmb         As Office.CommandBar
    Dim cmbBtn      As Office.CommandBarButton

/gustav
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by:mlcktmguy
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Exactly what I needed.
I'll be posting more questions about these menu's because the example I used above does not work as a right click 'shortcut menu' on a form.
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by:Gustav Brock
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You may just need to activate it.
This works for me:
Private Function CreateContextMenuViews()

    Const cstrMenu  As String = "ContextMenuViews"

    Dim cmb         As Office.CommandBar
    Dim cmbBtn      As Office.CommandBarButton

On Error Resume Next

    CommandBars(cstrMenu).Delete

    Set cmb = CommandBars.Add(cstrMenu, msoBarPopup, False, True)
    With cmb
        ' Add cut, copy, and paste buttons with the "magic number" technique that assigns
        ' appearance and behavior. The magic number goes in as the second parameter.
'        .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
'            21, , , True  ' 21 = Cut
'        .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
'            19, , , True  ' 19 = Copy
'        .Controls.Add msoControlButton, _
'            22, , , True  ' 22 = Paste

        ' Add customized buttons with our Caption and function name.
        ' Second param is blank.
        Set cmbBtn = .Controls.Add(msoControlButton, , , , True)
        With cmbBtn
            .BeginGroup = True
            .Caption = "Restore Default Settings"
            .OnAction = "=ClearUserSettings()"
            .FaceId = 8     ' Datasheet.
        End With
    End With
    
    ' Activate default (native) shortcut menu for form.
    Me.ShortcutMenuBar = ""  'cstrMenu
    Me.ShortcutMenu = True
    
    Set cmbBtn = Nothing
    Set cmb = Nothing

End Function

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/gustav
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