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

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Chapter 24Using Form Events

In Chapter 1, you got a quick introduction to events, event properties, and event procedures. I walked you through an event procedure that changed the background color of a text box control placed on a form. Now is a good time to go back to the beginning of this book and review these topics. Here’s a rundown of the terms you need to be familiar with:

Event — Events are things that happen to an object. Events occur when you move a mouse, press a key, make changes to data, open a form, or add, modify, or delete a record, etc. An event can be triggered by the user or by the operating system.

Event property — Forms, reports, ...

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