MS ACCESS CUSTOM TOOL BAR

Tony
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Hi,
I would like to put custom tool bar in my Ms-Access application.  Not the predefined tool bar, but one that I can customize for an accounting application I am doing:
Something like this:

SALES                         PURCHASES               RECEIPTS                     PAYMENTS
Cash Sales                 Local Purch.               Cash Rec.                    Cash Payments
Credit Sales               Foreign Purch.           Linx Rec.                     Cheque Payments
Other Sales


The titles will be the headings... and the items below will be drop-down list that will appear when click on the heading.
Thank you.
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ok.. fine.
John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems Engineer

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What is the version of your Access ...if its <= 2003 then you can create a custom Toolbar...if not (Access >=2007) then you can create a custom Ribbon.
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You should check out the AccessUI Ribbon & Tree Builder and Gunter Avenius' RibbonCreater.
Dale FyeOwner, Dev-Soln LLC
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And if you don't want to use the ribbon, you can use the Access Shortcut Tool.

To do this, you would have to put controls on your form, probably labels, for your main menu.  And you would then use the Access Shortcut Tool to build the shortcut menus.  Finally, you would use the click event of the labels for your main menu to popup the shortcut menu:

commandbars("Sales").ShowPopup

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