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Switchboard at startup
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I have the startup options set to display the Switchboard at startup. Unfortunately, the switchboard doesn't display at startup on some PCs. It either works or it doesn't. If it works on a particular PC, it works every time. The converse is also true. On the PCs where it doesn't work, the menu choices at the top of the screen are also limited to File/Window/
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Programmatically change default switchboard at startup?

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I'm a first-time poster after finding many helpful answers on this forum.

I'm looking for a way to programmatically change the Default Switchboard via vb code.

My idea is, I want an autoexec macro to do a quick lookup to see which switchboard a user should get, then set that switchboard as default, then open that switchboard form.

Right now what I do is I have a separate copy of my front-end database for each different switchboard, which I think is kind of sloppy and can cause confusion. I'd much rather have just one front end that selected the correct switchboard at startup time

Question on startup priority

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I read that when Access opens it first processes the startup options, THEN it will look for the AUTOEXEC macro to run.

My question is. because it processes the startup options first, and I have my switchboard form to open on startup, will code in my switchboard form's OnOpen event execute before the autoexec macro would be executed

Password protect switchboard startup bypass

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I have an access 2010 database all complete with a user friendly switchboard form that open upon clicking an icon. But I don't want any users to press the SHIFT key and enter and alter any design settings. Is there anything I can do so that upon SHIFT [Enter] press, the user encounters a password request to proceed further, and cancel/wrong password to open the switchboard as a normal startup

Access 2003 database with password and switchboard

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I'm having problem with Access 2003 database which has tables, forms, reports, macros and automatic switchboard from startup as a menu where users can select the needed action they want to do.

In the beginning .mdb opened directly to the switchboard but we prefer to protect the database with password from Tools -security. So nowadays it asks password before opening the switchboard.

Now we want to set different user group levels as admin, add/change, add/read and limited read. But we cannot reset the main password at all because there is no Tools menu as the switchboard is hiding menu items.
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Modifying Access 2007 Switchboard form

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I have a Switchboard form which runs on startup and have chosen to 'Hide Navigation Pane fo'r the current database. I would like a 'for advanced users' button on the Switchboard form toclose the form, leaving the database open, and re-display the navigation Pane?

Switchboard OptionLabel7 problems

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I recently inherited a database that seemed to be designed by an expert VB coder. After carefully picking through the code for about 2 days I realized the person had just used the Switchboard function.

I made a few small changes in the switchboard (through the switchboard wizard), and everything appeared to be fine. Except the Switchboard refuses to acknowledge OptionLabel7.

No matter what switchboard form, OptionLabel7 does not function. Changing what variables that are attached to that option doesn't help.

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Problems with switchboard size

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Switchboard name changing in 2007

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Some of the forms launch in datasheet view through the switchboard even though they have form views available.

I've tried adding the acNormal parameter to the form-opening part of the switchboard code, but have not been successful.