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HELP! Messed up Startup options!

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Stilla, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Stilla

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    OK, this was really stupid of me! I just finished making changes to my form,
    and
    I was just playing around with my startup options.

    I unchecked everything in the start up options window - just to see what
    would happen. HA!!

    Now my form opens up very nicely, but I can't get all the menus and design
    view back or anything - YIKES!

    If I click on the "design" icon, it says I may not have exclusive rights to
    the form, and any changes I make may not be saved...etc...

    How do I get back to normal menus, icons...etc.?
     
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  3. microb0x

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    Hold the [Left Shift] key while you launch the access database. This
    will by-pass the startup options you've set. Then you can get back
    into Tools>Startup to correct what you like.


    Stilla wrote:
    > OK, this was really stupid of me! I just finished making changes to my form,
    > and
    > I was just playing around with my startup options.
    >
    > I unchecked everything in the start up options window - just to see what
    > would happen. HA!!
    >
    > Now my form opens up very nicely, but I can't get all the menus and design
    > view back or anything - YIKES!
    >
    > If I click on the "design" icon, it says I may not have exclusive rights to
    > the form, and any changes I make may not be saved...etc...
    >
    > How do I get back to normal menus, icons...etc.?
     
  4. Stilla

    Stilla
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    WHEW!!! BOY!!! I was about to tear my hair out!!

    A BIG BIG HUG to you!!

    "microb0x" wrote:

    > Hold the [Left Shift] key while you launch the access database. This
    > will by-pass the startup options you've set. Then you can get back
    > into Tools>Startup to correct what you like.
    >
    >
    > Stilla wrote:
    > > OK, this was really stupid of me! I just finished making changes to my form,
    > > and
    > > I was just playing around with my startup options.
    > >
    > > I unchecked everything in the start up options window - just to see what
    > > would happen. HA!!
    > >
    > > Now my form opens up very nicely, but I can't get all the menus and design
    > > view back or anything - YIKES!
    > >
    > > If I click on the "design" icon, it says I may not have exclusive rights to
    > > the form, and any changes I make may not be saved...etc...
    > >
    > > How do I get back to normal menus, icons...etc.?

    >
    >
     
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