access 2013 auto generate code by prompting when adding new button controls to a form

Hi Folks
How does one configure access 2013 to auto generate code by prompting when adding new button/dropdown controls to a form.
Mine always used to ask what I wanted to do .e.g open form / report / query parameters etc. Now it is dumb. (just places the button and does nothing)
thanks
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COACHMAN99Asked:
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COACHMAN99Author Commented:
thanks for the suggestion - unfortunately this is set correctly, so not the cause.
Fortunately, after shutting down this machine for the week-end, and rebooting it today, and after working on this database on another machine, the problem has gone. - guess we'll never know :-)
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