Solved

Using right mouse options in Access 2007

Posted on 2014-04-30
5
279 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-01
Quick question.  

A user has just pointed out that when selecting text and right mouse clicking there is no Copy/Paste.
I always use CTRL/c and CTRL/v anyway and this works fine.

But is it possible in Access to have the copy/paste options in a form?

Regards

Richard
0
Comment
Question by:rltomalin
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:PatHartman
ID: 40032297
The copy/paste option is there in A2013.  I don't have A2007 to check.  Is the user working with the Access runtime or an .accdr?  If so, the right-click menus are not available.
0
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 500 total points
ID: 40032306
Do you have the forms "Shortcut Menu" property set to 'No' ?  If it is set to Yes, then the shortcuts that are associated with the selected control should be visible, and enabled.

If not, and I frequently disable the shortcut menus on my forms, you can implement a custom shortcut menu and call that from the MouseUp event of the textbox.  If you need to go that route, post back and I'll provide some code and explain how to do it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:rltomalin
ID: 40034030
Hi Dale
That was it.  I had Use default shortcut menus unticked in Access Options > Current database.
Ticked that and its now OK.

Thanks

Richard
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
ID: 40034159
Well, that's not quite the solution I gave, but if that pointed you in the right direction, I'm glad I was able to help.

I had actually forgotten about that database option.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rltomalin
ID: 40034179
Yes Dale.  I sort of realised that was not exactly what you said.  But it got me thinking that I turned just about everything off to get the application "clean" for the users.

Regards

Richard
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In the previous article, Using a Critera Form to Filter Records (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_6069.html), the form was basically a data container storing user input, which queries and other database objects could read. The form had to remain op…
Introduction When developing Access applications, often we need to know whether an object exists.  This article presents a quick and reliable routine to determine if an object exists without that object being opened. If you wanted to inspect/ite…
What’s inside an Access Desktop Database. Will look at the basic interface, Navigation Pane (Database Container), Tables, Queries, Forms, Report, Macro’s, and VBA code.
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 …

815 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now