Managing Multiple Form Instances

Access One Many Form

Handling multiple instances of the same form is not as straightforward as it might seem. The reason is that the default opening behavior of a form is all the same instance of the form. Understanding the concept of an instance is as simple as counting to 1. There is only one form, and every time that form is opened, it is the same form. The form opens and displays the data specified in the Recordsource property. This limitation is not typically a problem for the average application, as a user is...

How Microsoft Access Resolves VBA References

When Access needs to use the file you've referenced, it does so in the following sequence. 1. The location indicated in the References dialog box is checked. 2. Access checks to see if the file is already loaded. 3. Access checks the RefLibPaths registry key for a value in the name of the referenced file. 4. If the RefLibPaths key does not exist, or doesn't contain the required value, Access checks the Search Path in the following order Application folder where msaccess.exe is located System...