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Access 2002 Programming by Example by Bob Villareal

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Exploring Procedures

One of the advantages of an Access database is that you can tailor applications to suit your specific needs. Subs and functions can give you the flexibility to do almost anything that you want to do in terms of customizing and optimizing your database for maximum efficiency. The dividends of increased productivity more than make up for the time you spend learning how to properly implement an automated customization of your application.

Instead of paying a programmer to write a custom application from scratch, you can use the Access database model as a base for your programs. A likely reason that more people don’t do just that is intimidation. They feel that it would take them too much time to develop the skills necessary ...

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