May-1999

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Persistent Recordsets in ADO

Stephen Forte

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Article

 

There are things ADO can do that no other data access method can. One of the coolest is persistent datasets. In this article, one of the gurus of ADO shows you how to use this technology in your Access applications.

 

 

 

It's Good to Have Friends

Peter Vogel

3

 

Editorial

 

The secret of producing software with the minimum number of bugs at the lowest cost has been known for some time: structured walkthroughs.

 

 

 

An ADO Tutorial: What is ADO?

Russell Sinclair

8

 

Article

 

In this article, Russell provides a primer on what you need to know about ADO: what it is, why you should care, ADO's relation to OLE DB, and a tour of the major objects in ADO.

 

 

 

Creating a Great Report

David Irvine

10

 

Article

 

In this instalment of his ongoing series, David looks at the part that reports play in developing your application. In addition to discussing the issues around development, this article looks at the most effective way to build your reports and some useful (though overlooked) properties.

 

 

 

Exploiting the Query Manager

Mark Tamura

14

 

Article

 

Access's Query Manager is a powerful and easy-to-use tool. Too often, developers overlook its advantages and delve into coding an exclusively VBA solution. Here's one case where using the query manager is the better choice over conventional programming.

 

 

 

 

 

Linking Photos

Warren Erickson

17

 

Smart Tip

 

Linking Photos

 

Setup Output Problems

Chris Miller

17

 

Sidebar

 

Setup Output Problems

 

ActiveX Controls and Forms

Ken Getz

18

 

Article

 

In this month's "Access Answers" column, Ken takes on a series of questions he's received lately, all dealing with using ActiveX controls on Access forms.

 

 

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