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Chapter 15. What Are the Data Access Obj... > Using the Containers Collection

Using the Containers Collection

A Container object maintains information about saved Database objects. The types of objects in the Containers collection are databases, tables (included queries), relationships, system relationships, forms, reports, scripts (macros), and modules. The Container object is responsible for letting Jet know about the user interface objects. Databases, tables, relationships, and system relationships have Jet as their parent object. Forms, reports, scripts, and modules have the Access application as their parent object.

Each Container object possesses a collection of Document objects. These are the actual forms, reports, and other objects that are part of your database. The Document objects contain only summary information about each object (date created, owner, and so on); they do not contain the actual data of the objects. To refer to a particular document within a container, you must use one of two techniques:


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