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Links To Excel Code Examples

Range/Wkb/Wks Variables
Add Grand Totals Using Ranges
Using Range Offset Property
Using Range Find Method
Union Of Ranges
Parse Range Strings
Delete Duplicate Rows
Delete Rows And Columns
Worksheet Variables
TypeName And TypeOf
Loop Through Worksheets
Loop Through Open Workbooks
Form Button Magic
Command Button Magic
Add Worksheets Dynamically
Find Last Row Or Column
Copy And Paste Special
Copy To Specific Cell Types
Range Copy With Filter
Open An Excel File
Open An Excel File w/Params
Open An Excel File On Web
Save A Workbook
Clone A Workbook
Test If WEB URL Exists
Parse Using Split Command
Color Management
Convert Cell Color To RGB
Sort Methods 2003 - 2010
Sort Alpha/Numeric In ASCII
Search Using Match Function
Search Using Vlookup Function
Using Find Instead of Vlookup
Remove String Non-Printables
Auto_Open And Auto_Close
Initialize Form At Open
Edit Numerics In UserForm
Load Combo And List Boxes
Floating Sheet Combo Boxes
Advanced User Form Coding
Excel Events
Worksheet Change Events
Binary Search Of Array
Typecast Constants
Excel Error Handling
Handling Optional Parameters
Data Validation Drop Downs
Read A Text File w/Handle
Write A Text File w/Handle
Read A Text Fiile w/Script
Text File Processing Examples
Test For Exists Or Open
Splash Screen
Dynamically Load Formulas
Date Examples
Date Find Same Days
Convert Month To Number
Initialize Arrays
Load Arrays Using Evaluate
Redim An Array
Reassign Button Action
Timer Functions
Legacy Calendar Control
Excel 2010 Date Picker
Date Picker Alternative
Generate Multiple Worksheets
Read Access Data Into Excel
Send Outlook Email w/Attach
Copy AutoFilters To Sheets
Export A Text File
Get Windows User Name
VBA Format Statement
Manipulate Files via VBA
Dynamically Load Images
Loop Through Worksheet Objects
Loop Through Form Objects
Loop Through Files with DIR
Active-X Checkboxes
Add Forms Checkboxes Dynam
Paste Pictures Into Excel
Copy Pictures Sheet To Sheet
Copy Pictures Sheet To Sheet
Create Forms Buttons With VBA
Extract Filename From Path
Convert R1C1 Format to A1
Special Cells Property

Links To Access Code Examples

Create Recordset With AddNew
Multi-Select List Boxes
Update Field(s) In A Recordset
Import A Tab Delimited File
Export Excel FileDialog
Create Excel Within Access
Open Excel Within Access
Open Excel OBJ From Access
Format Excel From Access
Import Tab Delim w/WinAPI
Initialize Global Variables
Using TempVars For Globals
Access Error Handling
Loop Through Form Controls
Insert A Calendar Control
Create A Filtered Recordset
Populate Combo Boxes
Bookmarks And Forms
Combo Box Multiple Sources
Passing Form Objects
Create VBA SQL Statements
Create Dynamic Queries
Display File Images On A Form
Manipulate Files via VBA
Manipulate Files via Scripting
Number Subform Records
Reference Subform Objects
Parse Delimited Fields
Parameterized Queries (VBA)
Manipulating QueryDefs In VBA
FindFirst On Combined Keys
Dlookup Command
Dlookup In Form Datasheet
Execute SQL Delete Records
Commit Form To Table
Report With No Data
Reference Form Objects
DSNLess Connections To MySQL
Print Active Form Record
Count Records in Linked Tables
Delete Empty Tables
Open Linked SQL Tables

 

Initialize Access Global Variables

Global Variables are valuable because they retain their values throughout the session, and can be modified from forms and other modules. A good practive is to initialize them at the startup of your Access application by creating a Macro called "AutoExec" and run a code module that initializes the variables. A sample of this startup module is shown below.

Program Code

Option Compare Database
Option Base 1
' **********************************************
' Set Global Variables When Triggered by the
' Autoexec Macro At Application Startup
' **********************************************
Option Explicit
Public strSelectedBodyCode As String
Public strReportQueryType As String
Public strFullPriceOption As String
Public strMultipleSelectFilter As String
Public strMinMaxRequest As String
Public strPDFOrExcel As String
Public strIncludeTheseAccounts As String
Public strImportDirectory As String
Public strSellDownStyle As String
Public strSellDownColor As String
Public dtePeriod1EndDate As Date
Public dtePeriod2EndDate As Date
Public dtePeriod3EndDAte As Date
Public dtePeriod4EndDate As Date
Public strResult As String
Public strDirectoryPath As String

Public Function SetGlobalVariablesAtStartup()

strImportDirectory = "C:\"
strSelectedBodyCode = "ALL"
strReportQueryType = "ALL"
strFullPriceOption = "A"
strMultipleSelectFilter = ""
strMinMaxRequest = "N"
strPDFOrExcel = "P"
strIncludeTheseAccounts = "S"
strResult = " "
strSellDownStyle = ""
strSellDownColor = ""

If Day(Date) < 16 Then
    dtePeriod1EndDate = DateSerial(Year(Date), Month(Date), 15)
    dtePeriod2EndDate = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod1EndDate), Month(dtePeriod1EndDate) + 1, 1)
    dtePeriod3EndDAte = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod2EndDate), Month(dtePeriod2EndDate), 15)
    dtePeriod4EndDate = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod3EndDAte) + 1, Month(dtePeriod3EndDAte), Day(dtePeriod3EndDAte))
Else
    dtePeriod1EndDate = DateSerial(Year(Date), Month(Date) + 1, 1)
    dtePeriod2EndDate = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod1EndDate), Month(dtePeriod1EndDate), 15)
    dtePeriod3EndDAte = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod2EndDate), Month(dtePeriod2EndDate) + 1, 1)
    dtePeriod4EndDate = DateSerial(Year(dtePeriod3EndDAte) + 1, Month(dtePeriod3EndDAte), Day(dtePeriod3EndDAte))
End If

End Function