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Microsoft® Access VBA Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Michael Vine

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CHAPTER 3INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS VBA

Like many professional RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems), Microsoft Access comes with its own programming language called VBA or Visual Basic for Applications. Though VBA supports the look and feel of Microsoft’s Visual Basic, it is not Visual Basic nor is it Visual Basic .NET. Access VBA is specifically designed for Microsoft Access. Meaning, it has knowledge of and support for the Microsoft Access object model. The concept of an object model is different for each Microsoft Office application. For example, both Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word support VBA, but each application has its own object model.

THE EVENT-DRIVEN PARADIGM

The event-driven paradigm is a powerful programming model that allows ...

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