Display a Message for the User

Display a Message for the User

There are many ingenious ways to offer help to your MS Access Application user. In a help table in a Text Box. There is a YouTube video by way of explanation here, and a downloadable example database.

Display Message inside TextBox

Display a Message for the User

Video 1 (1:24)

An excellent space saving tip here from Mark. You can display instructions for the user actually inside a text box. There’s a downloadable sample Microsoft Access Database available on the Access World Forums website. Follow the Link Provided…

Video 1 (1:24)

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Help System For MS Access

Help System For MS Access

Video 1 (3:25)

Here is a run through of the Help System in operation. the “Nifty Access Help System” uses an MS Access Table, an MS Access Form and utilises the “Nifty CallCalled Class Module” to extract information from the Calling Form.

This is one of the simplest ways is to store the help information in the table. But it’s not so simple because every place that you want to provide help, you will have to add the code to open the help form, and also provide the individual ID reference to the help record associated with the control/place on your form that your user will benefit from some help. It’s a nightmare to run a help system like this, and if you have several forms, switching back and to, to the table to find out which is the next available help ID number, well it gets a bit tiresome. However this here is an easy solution to the problem.

Video 1 (3:25)

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