This FAQ site is designed to help Microsoft Access
developers find answers for some common questions. It was originally designed
and built by Dev Ashish and much of the code contained herein was written by
him. Now Arvin Meyer owns the domain
theaccessweb.com and runs this site since mvps.org has recently closed down and
Dev Ashish is no longer developing this site.
All code, utilities, and addins provided here are
free and you are allowed to use them as part of your own applications. If
you are going to redistribute any code, please be courteous to the
original authors by mentioning their contributions and by following any
copyright guidelines the author may have provided along with the utility or
First and foremost, my thanks to Felix
Kasza for providing the original space for this website. A personal thanks to
Dev Ashish, who, designed The Access Web and ran it for the first 4 years of its
More and more people from around the world now contribute to the
Access FAQ. However a special "Thank You" to Lars M. Hansen, Erika Yoxall, Terry Wickenden,
Lyle, Alex Dybenko,
and Tim Mills-Groninger
their contributions leading to the birth of The Access Web.
And another round of Thanks to Ken Getz,
Andy Baron, Michel Walsh, Terry Kreft,
and many others for
sharing their expertise and insight into Access with us, through the newsgroups or
on a personal basis. This site would not be possible without their helpful comments,
hints, samples etc.
Please note that while I read
every email I receive, it's just not possible for me to reply to each one
individually. By posting your questions on the newsgroups, you're not only
helping others who can retrieve the answers via Google, but you also get the
feedback from others, not just me. Not to mention it's good netiquette and also
handles cases when I don't know the answer.
Because of the recent move of this very large website,
there are bound to be glitches. Use the link to contact
If you have any contributions/corrections/additions to this
website, please contact me.
February 14, 2017
visitors since Feb. 16th, 1998