Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Launching a splash screen, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…We're going to continue working on the database…that we were using in the last movie.…But since we set a bunch of start up…options that customize the start up process, we need to…launch the file in a special way so we…can get access to the design tools that we need.…And you might think we just go back to…the file menu and go back to the options screen.…But you notice that our options that we had set…actually remove the ability to get back to the options screen.…So, in order to get the database back into a state that we can continue developing,…I actually need to close it out and find the file over here in our Windows Desktop.…Once we find the file here, that's KinetEco-splash,…what I need to do is hold down…the shift key on my keyboard and I'll double click on the file to open it.…
I'm going to keep the shift key held down until the…database fully opens and then I'll switch over to it here.…Now we can see that my navigation pane opened, I don't…have that custom title at the top, all of my ribbon…tabs are here, and if I press the file button here,…
- Creating a kiosk experience
- Hiding the ribbon
- Creating cascading combo boxes
- Working with hidden objects
- Creating a separate back end
- Building a dynamic reporting tool
- Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
- Distributing your application
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating a Start-up Experience
2. Creating Cascading Combo Boxes
3. Working with Hidden Objects
4. Working with Split Databases
Creating a back end3m 44s
5. Creating a Dynamic Reporting Tool
6. Aiding the End User
7. Writing Custom Functions in Visual Basic
8. Distributing Your Application
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