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What can I do to shrink my Access Frontend?

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I have a growing Access database.  It's backend data is on SQL.  The Frontend has the VBA programming, the Queries, the reports etc.  Currently it is about 150 Megs (Frontend).  When I do work on it, it balloons to about 350 Megs.  I then compact and repair and it comes back down.

My question is, what takes up so much room?  Do forms take up huge amounts of space, do queries, reports, the VBA itself?  

Should I try and cut down on the amount of forms (Many times I have a main form that calls various popup forms)?  Should I try to find unused VBA code and comment it out or remove it?  Should I try to compress the number of queries I have?

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