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Posted by: WSplawn Feb 6 2009, 08:19 PM

Utter Access Discussion Forums Access Tutorial
Title: ACC2007 Access 2007 and the Ribbon - It's no big deal
Scenario: Menus in 2007 are not as easy as in earlier versions of Access but once figured out, its just a matter of copy and paste.
Subject: The tutorial will help show you how to create the XML that allows for easy menus in an Access 2007 Custom Ribbon.
Applies to: Access 2007 Tested in: Access 2007
Skill level: Intermediate
Author: Woody Splawn Date: 2/16/09
Credits: Most of the material in this white paper is my own, but there are references to the book titled Access 2007 Inside and Out. Microsoft Press. John L. Viescas. Jeff Conrad.
Keywords: Access 2007, Ribbons, Custom Ribbons, Menus
Overview: Unzip the document. Read the PDF white paper. Review the accompanying RibbonX (xml) file. View the form in the accompanying database showing the menu implementation.
Discussion: This is a tutorial showing an easy way to create menus in a new custom ribbon for Access 2007, The accompanying white paper discusses the matter in detail.
Code: There are four files that make up the zipped file. Collectively they should give the reader a good understanding of what it takes to create custom Ribbons with menus in Access 2007.

Thank you

Woody

Feb 19/09 Replaced attachment with revised file - Glenn
Edited by: argeedblu on Thu Feb 19 13:35:16 EST 2009.

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