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Adding Macros to the ribbon in MS Access using USysRibbons

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Last Modified: 2016-02-12
I'm new to using xml, but not new to Access or VBA. I need to create a deployable ribbon that can be customized upon load based on the users role. I am creating this ribbon using a USysRibbons table to hold the XML code. I can add built-in controls no problem. Where I am stuck is adding controls that call saved macros or procedures. Below is code I'm testing with, but line 6 doesn't work. Any help is appreciated!

<customUI xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2006/01/customui">
  <ribbon startFromScratch="true">
    <tabs>
      <tab id="dbChecklists" label="zChecklists" visible="true">
        <group id="dbRCL_Forms" label="Forms">
          <control idMso="Macro: macRCL_Add" label="Add" enabled="true"/>
        </group>
      </tab>
    </tabs>
  </ribbon>
</customUI>

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