troubleshooting Question

Issues with BE Compacting still pending

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Hankwembo Christopher,FCCA,FZICA,CIA,MAAT,B.A.ScFlag for Zambia asked on
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Sorry to bother you people I'm still new in VBA

I remember one of the senior experts mentioning the code below as the best way to compact the BE:

<path_to>msaccess.exe <path_to>be.accdb /compact

Where do I put this code:

<path_to>msaccess.exe <path_to>be.accdb /compact

(1) Should I create unbound form ?
 example :

Private Sub cmdBe _ Click()
<path_to>msaccess.exe <path_to>be.accdb /compact

End Sub

(2) The path issues does it means that I have to open the BE which is password protected?
(3) Can the same code run in a distributed ms access runtime  environment?

I'm highly grateful to you all  for all the contributions you have posted to assist me.


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