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How can I launch an application from an Access 2003/XP/2000/97 database?
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I just recently upgraded from Access 97 to 2007. Our department inherited and application program programmed in Access (user interface for extracting specific data) that was programmed by somebody else using lots of VBA code.

There are only 2 things suprisingly that are not functioning 100%. What I would like to know is what is the first command that happens when I double click the application to launch it. One issue I have is a form is launched that I always have to close out before I can use the application properly.

I want to see if I can either remove that pesky form from lauching or moving it down later in the sequence so I don't have to close it everytime.

Also, I placed the application and supporting files in the "Trusted Location", but I am still asked to "enable" the file before I can launch it.

I have about 3% knowlege of VBA programming BTW

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I use the following to start up our db

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appAccess.DoCmd.RunCommand 10 'Maximize MS Access

This has always worked, but now some new users are being deployed using the runtime version rather than the full blown version. Is there a way to modify it so it works with runtime sinceruntime cannot CreateObject("Access.Application")?

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There doesn't seem to be a way I can do this in Access 2007, is this true?

I don't want to have lots of completely independent forms in my application, ideally they should all exist and be placed in the same environment so that all the user has to do is click theicon to launch the application, and do everything they need to do from within that, using the navigation menu at the top.

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I just created a new db using Microsoft's Contact List db as a template. I have modified the fields and imported all my data, now I just need to tweak it to make it more functional.

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Is there a best way to launch the User's default PDF viewer by pointing at the file and doing the equivalent of double-clicking

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