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Converting to DAO 3.0

Question: I have a Huge front end to an Access database. The front end was created in VB3.0, I recently upgraded to 4.0, it states that the references should work in virtually every case,…I must be the ONE it doesn’t. I get an error every time I try and run

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Finding Variable Values

Question: Data1.Recordset.FindFirst “LastName = ‘Quayle’”Ok that works fine. Why can’t I:Data1.Recordset.FindFirst “LastName = VarLN”where VarLN is a variable which the user has just provided? I get error 3070, “Can’t bind VarLN”. What’s wrong here? Answer: You can’t embed a variable name within quotes. Here’s how your line should look:Data1.Recordset.FindFirst “LastName

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Clearing the Contents

Question: Is there an easy way to clear a combo box’s contents, other than using the Clear method? Answer: One of my users suggested that if you add a space as the last item in the list, you can simply set the list to that item, making it appear to

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Copying a Database

Question: What’s an easy way to make a copy of a currently open database? I’ve got open recordsets all over the place that I don’t want to close. Answer: Simply use theCompactDatabase method on the DBEngine object, oralternatively the CompactDatabase statement. ThisREQUIRES copying the database file to a new file,and

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Using SelText Property

Question: I can’t figure out how to add (runtime) a string variable into a textfield that already contains text.My thought was: Text1.Text = Text1.Text + “STRING VAR”this will obviously only insert the string at the end ofexisting text. I need the string to be inserted intothe text exactly where the

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Detecting Microsoft Video for Windows

Question: I need to inquire if Video for Windows has been installed beforeattempting to play an AVI file. How can I do this? Answer: All versions of Windows keep track of “file associations”. These are the things that make it so when you double-click a “doc” file you fire up

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