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Lock sizing of window

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

  1. Jennifer Cali

    Jennifer Cali
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    Hello,
    I have (I hope!) finished my database. I want to lock the size of the
    windows when they are opened, though. I've figured out how to lock them in
    place so the user can't move them around, but I can't figure out how to
    prevent the user from shrinking/enlarging the window. I thought the "can
    shrink" and "can grow" options would prevent this (if I set to "NO") but that
    didn't seem to do anything...thoughts? Thanks so much!!!
    --
    Thank you! - Jennifer
     
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  3. Rob Parker

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    Hi Jennifer,

    Just set the Border Style for the form to Dialog. It prevents the form
    being re-sized; it does not cause the form to open in dialog mode.

    HTH,

    Rob

    "Jennifer Cali" <JenniferCali@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:9904C2B3-FA5B-4D8E-8B81-6D75D6918F43@microsoft.com...
    > Hello,
    > I have (I hope!) finished my database. I want to lock the size of the
    > windows when they are opened, though. I've figured out how to lock them in
    > place so the user can't move them around, but I can't figure out how to
    > prevent the user from shrinking/enlarging the window. I thought the "can
    > shrink" and "can grow" options would prevent this (if I set to "NO") but
    > that
    > didn't seem to do anything...thoughts? Thanks so much!!!
    > --
    > Thank you! - Jennifer
     
  4. Jennifer Cali

    Jennifer Cali
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    Dude, you rock. That works perfect. So...how much do you know about deploying
    to end users who don't have Access on their computer? :) That's where I'm
    stuck right now. Someone had recommended VSTO but when I go to the site to
    investigate, it's showing several programs. I'm new to releasing to users w/o
    Access...so far I've only built programs for people who already HAVE Access...
    --
    Thank you! - Jennifer


    "Rob Parker" wrote:

    > Hi Jennifer,
    >
    > Just set the Border Style for the form to Dialog. It prevents the form
    > being re-sized; it does not cause the form to open in dialog mode.
    >
    > HTH,
    >
    > Rob
    >
    > "Jennifer Cali" <JenniferCali@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:9904C2B3-FA5B-4D8E-8B81-6D75D6918F43@microsoft.com...
    > > Hello,
    > > I have (I hope!) finished my database. I want to lock the size of the
    > > windows when they are opened, though. I've figured out how to lock them in
    > > place so the user can't move them around, but I can't figure out how to
    > > prevent the user from shrinking/enlarging the window. I thought the "can
    > > shrink" and "can grow" options would prevent this (if I set to "NO") but
    > > that
    > > didn't seem to do anything...thoughts? Thanks so much!!!
    > > --
    > > Thank you! - Jennifer

    >
    >
    >
     
  5. Rob Parker

    Rob Parker
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    Hi again,

    I know next-to-nothing about deploying to users without Access. But there
    are plenty of people here who do know, and it's a fairly common question - a
    search on this group in Google Groups should give you a good number of hits.
    My memory of the general gist of them is:

    1. End-users must have Access, or a run-time version of Access.

    2. The run-time version is included in the Access Developers Kit, and can be
    distributed with your application to end-users without any additional
    payment or licencing.

    I've never heard of VSTO, so I can't comment on that. If your search
    doesn't give sufficient info, I'd repost that question as a new thread -
    it's likely to get missed in this one now.

    Rob


    "Jennifer Cali" <JenniferCali@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:1ABFBF80-92AE-47AB-9F49-BC07C8178DE1@microsoft.com...
    > Dude, you rock. That works perfect. So...how much do you know about
    > deploying
    > to end users who don't have Access on their computer? :) That's where I'm
    > stuck right now. Someone had recommended VSTO but when I go to the site to
    > investigate, it's showing several programs. I'm new to releasing to users
    > w/o
    > Access...so far I've only built programs for people who already HAVE
    > Access...
    > --
    > Thank you! - Jennifer
    >
    >
    > "Rob Parker" wrote:
    >
    >> Hi Jennifer,
    >>
    >> Just set the Border Style for the form to Dialog. It prevents the form
    >> being re-sized; it does not cause the form to open in dialog mode.
    >>
    >> HTH,
    >>
    >> Rob
    >>
    >> "Jennifer Cali" <JenniferCali@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:9904C2B3-FA5B-4D8E-8B81-6D75D6918F43@microsoft.com...
    >> > Hello,
    >> > I have (I hope!) finished my database. I want to lock the size of the
    >> > windows when they are opened, though. I've figured out how to lock them
    >> > in
    >> > place so the user can't move them around, but I can't figure out how to
    >> > prevent the user from shrinking/enlarging the window. I thought the
    >> > "can
    >> > shrink" and "can grow" options would prevent this (if I set to "NO")
    >> > but
    >> > that
    >> > didn't seem to do anything...thoughts? Thanks so much!!!
    >> > --
    >> > Thank you! - Jennifer

    >>
    >>
    >>
     

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