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Pro Access 2010 Development by Mark Collins

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Chapter 10. Enhancing the User Experience

At this point, you have developed a well-functioned application and you're ready to turn it over to the end users... well, not quite yet. When you open the Access file, there are lots of neat things like tables and queries, macros, and VBA – all the sorts of items that we developers like to work with. Most end users are not going to want to see this. More important, if you have to support it, you don't want them seeing it either, much less have the ability to change any of it.

In this chapter, I'll show you some ways to package the application with the end user in mind. The first step is to provide a way for them to navigate to the forms that they will be using. I'll demonstrate two ways to accomplish this ...

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