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Pro Access 2010 Development by Mark Collins

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Chapter 14. Distributing the Application

In the last chapter, you learned several ways to support more users by splitting the data out of the front-end application. With this approach, you'll have a single data repository that is shared by multiple clients; each user can then have their own copy of the application. Now you'll need an efficient way to distribute the client-portion of your solution to each of your end users.

Microsoft provides a runtime environment that allows you to run your application without needing to install the Office suite. You can open the same database file with both Office and the Access Runtime. The only difference is that runtime disables most of the design features. This is a free application that can be downloaded ...

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