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Old April 13th, 2007, 02:30 PM
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Ok, so I'm trying to figure out the benefits of an 'Access Generated Switchboard' or a switchboard / main menu created by me via a form? Anyone know of why one is better than the other?

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Hi B

I guess it's a bit like "Do i let the wizzard create code for a command button or do i code it myselt" I used to use the Access switchboard which i found to be quite good, but as time went on i found i was customizing the switchboard to the point that i may as well have created my own. I now use my own switchboards, but mainly due to, my own personal style, and that i want it customized enough that the Access Generated one no longer saves me any time.
So i guess my advice is, If you want to save time a generate a switch board quickly go for the Access one, otherwise build your own.

Hope this helps

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Darren

 
Old April 16th, 2007, 07:51 AM
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Build your own, unless, as darrenb says, you want to save time and you don't have any customizations. I think they are not as good looking as the switchboards I create. And I can way program my own for user security, which is a standard feature in my solutions.

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