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Microsoft Office® Access 2007 Inside Out by John Viescas and Jeff Conrad

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The Macro Design Facility—An Overview

The following sections explain how to work with the macro design facility in Access 2007.

Working with the Macro Design Window

Open the Wedding List Macro sample database (WeddingMC.accdb) from the folder where you installed the sample files. (The default location is \Microsoft Press\Access 2007 Inside Out on your C drive.) As you’ll discover later in this chapter, a special macro called Autoexec runs each time you open the database. This macro determines whether the database is trusted, opens an informational form for a few seconds, and then tells you which macro to run to start the application. We’ll look at that macro in some detail later.

On the Create tab, in the Other group, click the arrow on the New Object ...

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