Jan-2004

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2004-01

 

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What a Drag it is: Drag and Drop in Access

Doug Steele

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Article

 

This month, Doug Steele shows you how to add drag-and-drop to your Access application using combinations of multi-value and single-value controls.

 

 

 

Who’s the Bad Guy?

Peter Vogel

2

 

Editorial

 

The latest Microsoft-bashing around the proliferation of viruses and worms seems misplaced to me Peter writes

 

Supporting Custom Sort Orders

Rebecca Riordan

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Article

 

Presenting data to your users in an order that makes sense to them is essential. Both Jet and SQL Server support sorting one or

 

more fields in a table alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically. That’s great, but sometimes you need more options. Reb

 

Restricting Who Can Use Your Database

Garry Robinson

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Article

 

Garry Robinson is back after a long silence. He explains why he’s been away and gives you a preview of his upcoming book on Access security.

 

In this article, you’ll see how to add another level of security to your database by leveraging the Windows security

 

 

 

Handling Print Layout

Russell Sinclair

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Article

 

Your users like to have some flexibility in how they get their printed data—but they give up the ability to modify printer settings

 

when you compile or secure your applications. Or do they have to? Russell Sinclair takes a look at how you can handle form

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