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Shift Key and 2003

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Joshua K Briley, Jul 28, 2006.

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  1. Joshua K Briley

    Joshua K Briley
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    I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    bunch.
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    Somecallmejosh
     
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  3. strive4peace

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    Hi Joshua,

    in Access, make sure you have not disabled the use of SHIFT.
    I am guessing it would be Use Special Access Keys under
    Tools, Startup...

    Warm Regards,
    Crystal
    Microsoft Access MVP 2006

    *
    Have an awesome day ;)

    remote programming and training
    strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com

    *

    Joshua K Briley wrote:
    > I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    > the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    > version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    > the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    > bunch.
     
  4. Joshua K Briley

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    Crystal,

    Thanks for your quick response. The selection to which you refer is
    selected. My issue is that I cannot get into the .mdb for any of the db's
    for which I have associated .mde's. I can create a new database and select
    the function to which you refer. Should I create a new database and copy
    over the existing items from the old database, in an effort to avoid my
    current issues?

    Somecallmejosh


    "strive4peace" <"strive4peace2006 at yaho" wrote:

    > Hi Joshua,
    >
    > in Access, make sure you have not disabled the use of SHIFT.
    > I am guessing it would be Use Special Access Keys under
    > Tools, Startup...
    >
    > Warm Regards,
    > Crystal
    > Microsoft Access MVP 2006
    >
    > *
    > Have an awesome day ;)
    >
    > remote programming and training
    > strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com
    >
    > *
    >
    > Joshua K Briley wrote:
    > > I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    > > the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    > > version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    > > the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    > > bunch.

    >
     
  5. strive4peace

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    Hi Joshua,

    you're welcome

    I do not use MDE's but my understanding is that they are not
    as flexible, naturally, as MDB files, so perhaps that is why
    the SHIFT is not working

    Are you actually opening an MDB or an MDE file?

    When you say an "associated" MDE -- what exactly do you
    mean? That you have turned that MDB into an MDE?

    Also, I am not sure if that is the checkbox that disables
    SHIFT -- you might try checking each of the boxes and
    experimenting a little.

    Making a blank database and importing objects may be a
    good idea -- but it could be something in your environment
    that is disabling SHIFT...

    Warm Regards,
    Crystal
    Microsoft Access MVP 2006

    *
    Have an awesome day ;)

    remote programming and training
    strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com

    *

    Joshua K Briley wrote:
    > Crystal,
    >
    > Thanks for your quick response. The selection to which you refer is
    > selected. My issue is that I cannot get into the .mdb for any of the db's
    > for which I have associated .mde's. I can create a new database and select
    > the function to which you refer. Should I create a new database and copy
    > over the existing items from the old database, in an effort to avoid my
    > current issues?
    >
    > Somecallmejosh
    >
    >
    > "strive4peace" <"strive4peace2006 at yaho" wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Hi Joshua,
    >>
    >>in Access, make sure you have not disabled the use of SHIFT.
    >> I am guessing it would be Use Special Access Keys under
    >>Tools, Startup...
    >>
    >>Warm Regards,
    >>Crystal
    >>Microsoft Access MVP 2006
    >>
    >> *
    >> Have an awesome day ;)
    >>
    >> remote programming and training
    >> strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com
    >>
    >> *
    >>
    >>Joshua K Briley wrote:
    >>
    >>>I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    >>>the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    >>>version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    >>>the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    >>>bunch.

    >>
     
  6. Krizhek

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    Just a shot in the dark. but with 2003 you have various warnings that pop up
    when you open the file. I am assuming that you problem may be that you shift
    + open the file then when the warnings pop up you may be releasing the shift
    key. If you are doing this then what you need to hold down the shift key
    thru all the warnings until the file is actually open.

    PS: you can also just open the file and after you go thru the warnings and
    it pops up a dialog to open the file select shift and click the open command.

    Good luck.
    "Joshua K Briley" wrote:

    > I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    > the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    > version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    > the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    > bunch.
    > --
    > Somecallmejosh
     
  7. strive4peace

    strive4peace
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    excellent point...

    Warm Regards,
    Crystal
    Microsoft Access MVP 2006

    *
    Have an awesome day ;)

    remote programming and training
    strive4peace2006 at yahoo.com

    *

    Krizhek wrote:
    > Just a shot in the dark. but with 2003 you have various warnings that pop up
    > when you open the file. I am assuming that you problem may be that you shift
    > + open the file then when the warnings pop up you may be releasing the shift
    > key. If you are doing this then what you need to hold down the shift key
    > thru all the warnings until the file is actually open.
    >
    > PS: you can also just open the file and after you go thru the warnings and
    > it pops up a dialog to open the file select shift and click the open command.
    >
    > Good luck.
    > "Joshua K Briley" wrote:
    >
    >
    >>I recently upgraded from 2000 to 2003. I have a login script that runs when
    >>the db is loaded. I used to be able to bypass that login script on the .mdb
    >>version of the database, and go straight to my tables, queries, etc. In 2003
    >>the shift key trick isn't working. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks a
    >>bunch.
    >>--
    >>Somecallmejosh
     

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