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Access 2007 Programming by Example with VBA, XML, and ASP by Julitta Korol

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Chapter 1Writing Procedures in Modules

This chapter’s objective is to introduce you to writing programming code using the built-in language of Microsoft Access — Visual Basic for Applications (commonly referred to as VBA). By writing your own code you can extend the functionality of existing Microsoft Access database applications or create your own applications from scratch. VBA is a language embedded in all the Microsoft Office applications. Therefore, what you learn in this book about Access programming can be utilized in writing programs that control Excel, Word, Outlook, or Microsoft Project. Your job as a programmer (at least during the course of this book) will boil down to writing various procedures. A procedure is a group of instructions ...

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