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Part 5: Automating an Access Application > Understanding Event Processing

Chapter 21. Understanding Event Processing

Access as a Windows Event-Driven Application713
Summary of Form and Report Events715
Understanding Event Sequence and Form Editing728
Summary of Macro Actions731
The Macro Design Facility—An Overview745


Although you can make Microsoft Access do a lot for you by setting properties when you design forms and reports, you really can’t make your application “come alive” until you build macros or Visual Basic procedures that respond to events. An event can be as simple as the user clicking a button—and your code responds by opening a related form or report. An event can also trigger complex actions, such as creating a booking record when the user selects an available room.


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