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Chapter 31. Distributing Your Application > Understanding Runtime Mode

Understanding Runtime Mode

When Access starts in runtime mode, it does not allow the user to access the Database window or to use any of the built-in toolbars or menus. So, the user can only run your application, not edit any of the objects. As you might expect, many keystrokes are also disabled, such as pressing F11 to show the Database window or Ctrl+Break to halt Visual Basic code execution. If you also purchase the Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System package, you’ll obtain a license to distribute your database with the modules to execute in runtime mode to users who do not have Access installed on their system. For more information about the new Microsoft Visual Tools for Office, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/office/officetools.aspx.

However, to execute successfully in runtime mode, your application must have the following:


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