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MS Access – Different Ways to Start Up a Database

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Jim Dettman (EE MVE)
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With Microsoft Access, learn how to start a database in different ways and produce different start-up actions allowing you to use a single database to perform multiple tasks.

Video Steps

1. Specify a start-up form through options

2. Specify an Autoexec macro

3. Use the /X command line switch to specify a macro name

4. Use the /CMD command line switch to pass arguments into the database

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