Listing Files From A Directory In An Access Form

How to create a box on a Microsoft Access form A recent challenge i ran into was how to display files from a folder in an Access database form.  After a LOT of googling, I discovered there is not much out there on this topic, and what was there was overly complex and...

My Kijiji Cabin…Off Topic, But Hey, Its Cool!

So what do you do when you work 25 years in IT and watch technology change around you?  Use it to empower your life!  We got a little crazy with Kijiji after it came out and spent a few years gathering parts and eventually moving to our Kijiji cabin.  It’s...

Reading The .LACCDB Database Lock File

If you haven’t found it yet, YES, you can read the .laccdb (database lock file)  created by a database when it is locked.  This file does not read in a text editor, you need to access it with other means. So what is the .laccdb file?  When a database is opened,...

Record Locking Problems?

Over the last few years I’ve run into many customers with record locking issues.  Given the scenario of a shared multi-user database with the backend stored in SQL or another Access database, you risk two users simultaneously editing the same record.  You may...

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Jeff brings over 27 years of experience to the table, along with numerous awards, certifications, and real-world implementations.  His database solutions are currently running in industries including government, mining, agriculture, finance, education, science, research, non-profits, and healthcare businesses around North America and serve thousands of users day to day.  Jeff is a five-time MVP Award recipient for Microsoft Access, acknowledging contributions to community projects, evangelism, and educational outreach on Microsoft technologies.  Today there are less than 50 Access MVP’s worldwide. While Jeff focuses day to day on business management, IoT development, IT integrations and design, database architecture or other typical complex tasks, he also is a co-owner of Blue Heron Gardens, a commercial apiary running over 200 beehives.  Fresh honey is a small perk for many of our clients!

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