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Old May 19th, 2004, 06:03 PM
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Hi All,

I have an Access Database with a form where users can click on buttons to see different types of report. What I want to do is, when users open the database, they can ONLY see the form(and nothing else); all other objects(table, marcro, query, etc.) are hidden.

The only way to see all the objects in the database when they open it is to hold down the SHIFT+ENTER Key or SHIFT+Double-Click the mouse. I know this can be done(b/c someone sent me an database that has this function), the only problem is, I don't know how to do this "locking" the users. Any idea?

Thanks in advance.

Leon



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Go to tools & startup. Select the form you want the database to open with, and uncheck the option to show the database window on open. This should set you up.

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It works! Thanks Laura! That was simple. I thought I have to create some kind of "advance" Macro or something.

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