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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Open up a Form by Default

    I want Access to open up a form (which has all the command buttons) automatically when the DB is opened so the user can get to work.

  2. #2
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    That's a standard feature you can access through the Options menu I think. Just Google it and you should easily be able to find it.
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  3. #3
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    Tools - Startup - Display Form/Page and use the dropdown box to pick the correct form.
    Hope this helps!

    The problem with making anything foolproof...is that fools are so darn ingenious!

    All posts/responses based on Access 2003/2007

  4. #4
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    Or you can create a macro called AutoExec that opens the appropriate form.
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  5. #5
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    yeah i tried nckdryr's post the option is Startup in Tools.. it worked out just fine ..cant wait to turn this sucker in and call it a day .probably a week..Thanks guys

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