Access VBA Intermediate: Power Search And Word Or Excel Export
This course is designed for those interested in learning about how to create power search and export Word or Excel files in Microsoft Access.
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Take your basic knowledge of Access VBA to an entirely new level! This is your opportunity to work with a FULLY FUNCTIONING SYSTEM that is ready to install RIGHT NOW!
Once you have been exposed to Access VBA a logical next question is “What could I create with VBA?”. This course will give you an answer to that question by providing you with a finished system that you can start using right away. Rather than lead you through building parts of databases, this course examines the workings of this finished database that I have used in my consulting business for years.
Most of the employees in my client businesses know nothing about Access and the ribbon and navigator are always hidden, yet these people usually get more work done faster than experienced Access users!
Inside the course, I will show you a different approach to take with menu buttons and how you can set up the “Power Search” for any table in just a matter of minutes! You will also learn how to, with one click, create merge letters in Word with the search results or how to create and title a new Excel sheet.
Follow along as I take you step by step through the inner workings of this simple to understand, yet a very powerful platform that is very understandable to any prospective client, whether they are computer savvy or not.
This system contains all the code to:
- Provide a simple to understand and use menu system that can be used with the mouse or keyboard.
- Control the proper addition, editing, and deletion of records.
- Quickly sort and locate records based on any item of data.
- Instantly create letters and/or envelopes for the displayed record using Microsoft Word with two keystrokes.
- Allow the user to do highly complex searches without knowing anything about Access.
- Instantly Create reports based on those searches with complete descriptions in the title.
- Export search results to a new Excel spreadsheet, then format and title it, with just a two keystrokes.
- Create a merge document in Word with the search results for bulk mailing.
- Allow you to add all these functions to an existing form in less than one minute.
If you take the time to master doing a demo with this database, you will instantly impress potential clients with your capabilities.
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have a clear understanding of how to create a power search and export Word or Excel files in Microsoft Access.
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Section 1 - Introduction And Feature Demonstration Of The Access Prototype Database
Download The PowerSearch Database
What This System Is
QUICK DEMO Of Basic Functions
QUICK DEMO Of SEARCH
Using The Comma In Search For A Range Of Values
QUICK DEMO Of Using Prototype Form
Rules For Using The Prototype Form
The Form Control Table
Using The Prototype List Form
Using The Prototype Listing Report
Section 2 - How The Function Key Menus Work
Why Use These Function Key Menus?
How Are The Buttons Built?
What Does The Menu VBA Code Look Like?
The FormMenu Function And ModeSub Subroutine
Section 3 - How The Basic Menu Functions Work And Access VBA Code
Examine Code Behind The ADD Selection
Examine Code Behind MyYesNoBox
Heads Up On A BUG – See If You Can Find It!
Examine Code Behind The LIST FORM Selection
Coming Back From The List Form To The Full Form
Explanation Of The Bug And Prep The Full Form To Send Multiple Open Arguments
Modification Of The List Form To Receive Multiple Open Arguments
Make The Same Changes For Going From The List Form To The Full Form
Examine Code Behind The SORT Selection
Examine Code Behind The SALES PERSON Selection
How The NOTES Box Works
Section 4 - Working With WORD 1 - Instant Letter Or Envelope With Access VBA
Instant Letter Code 1
Instant Letter Code 2 – Examine The PrepInstant Function
Instant Letter Code 3 – Opening Word And Setup Document
Find Command Syntax By Creating Macros In Word
Instant Letter Code 4 – Create The Letter And Leave Word Open
Examine The Instant Envelope Function
Section 5 - How SEARCH Works - Examining The Access VBA Code
Tracing The Steps To Setup Criteria Mode
Creating The Search Table If It Is Not There
The Idea Behind The Search Table
Finish Inspecting The SetupSearch Subroutine
Revisit Criteria Mode And Test Search
Inspect The Code Behind FinishSearch
Processing Search 1 – Examine The ProcessSearch Function
Processing Search 2 – Using Collections For Field Names, Types And Values
Processing Search 3 – Overview Of The CheckFilters Subroutine
Processing Search 4 – Processing A Search Value
Processing Search 5 – Testing For Wildcards And BLANK Or NOT BLANK
Processing Search 6 – Review Of InStr And Mid Functions
Processing Search 7 – Examine The Comma Criteria For Range Of Values
Processing Search 8 – Examine The SemiColon Criteria For Multiple Values
Processing Search 9 – Processing Literal Values And NOT
Processing Search 10 – Why Separate Sections For Numbers, Text And Dates?
Section 6 - Working With EXCEL - Export To Excel And Modify Spreadsheets Using Access VBA
Examine The Send Search To Excel Function
Manipulate Excel With VBA
Section 7 - Working With WORD 2 - Creating Merge Letters And Envelopes With Access VBA
Examine The Code Behind Merge Letters
Examine The Merge Engine Function
Examine Merge Envelope
Section 8 - The Access VBA Code Behind The Prototype Forms And Report
How Can Prototype Work For All Forms?
What Happens On Form Open?
The VBA Code Behind The SetupFormTbl Function
Review Of Open And SetupFormTbl In The List Form
Review Of The Code Behind The Prototype Listing Report
Section 9 - CONCLUSION
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