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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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The Data Macro Design Facility—An Overview

The following sections explain how to work with the macro design facility in Access 2010.

Redesigning the Macro Window from Previous Versions of Access

In Access 2010, Microsoft has completely redesigned the design surface for creating macros. In Figure 7-1, you can see an example of the macro design window from Access 2007. In the upper part of the older macro window, you defined your macro, and in the lower part, you entered settings, called arguments, for the actions that you selected for your macro. The upper part of the macro window showed five columns—Macro Name, Condition, Action, Arguments, and Comment.

Figure 7-1. This is the macro design window in Access 2007.

Although functional, the older macro ...

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