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

  1. Rich Stone

    Rich Stone
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    I have a rather annoying problem with Access 2003. When I'm typing code
    (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears quickly so
    I don't get a chance to read it. Also, the options box that appears when, for
    instance, a comma is typed whilst entering a command, appears and disappears
    just as quickly! It didn't do it when I first installed it...

    Can I stop this from happening?
     
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  3. '69 Camaro

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    Hi, Rich.

    > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears quickly so
    > I don't get a chance to read it.


    Do you have any forms open that have the Timer event and the TimerInterval
    Property set? If so, close these forms while you're editing code so that the
    VB Editor doesn't lose focus while you're working with it.

    HTH.
    Gunny

    See http://www.QBuilt.com for all your database needs.
    See http://www.Access.QBuilt.com for Microsoft Access tips and tutorials.
    http://www.Access.QBuilt.com/html/expert_contributors2.html for contact info.


    "Rich Stone" wrote:

    > I have a rather annoying problem with Access 2003. When I'm typing code
    > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears quickly so
    > I don't get a chance to read it. Also, the options box that appears when, for
    > instance, a comma is typed whilst entering a command, appears and disappears
    > just as quickly! It didn't do it when I first installed it...
    >
    > Can I stop this from happening?
     
  4. Rich Stone

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    Hi,

    Yes, there was a form running a realtime clock in the background. I've
    closed it and all seems ok at the moment. Thanks alot for that fix.

    "'69 Camaro" wrote:

    > Hi, Rich.
    >
    > > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears quickly so
    > > I don't get a chance to read it.

    >
    > Do you have any forms open that have the Timer event and the TimerInterval
    > Property set? If so, close these forms while you're editing code so that the
    > VB Editor doesn't lose focus while you're working with it.
    >
    > HTH.
    > Gunny
    >
    > See http://www.QBuilt.com for all your database needs.
    > See http://www.Access.QBuilt.com for Microsoft Access tips and tutorials.
    > http://www.Access.QBuilt.com/html/expert_contributors2.html for contact info.
    >
    >
    > "Rich Stone" wrote:
    >
    > > I have a rather annoying problem with Access 2003. When I'm typing code
    > > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears quickly so
    > > I don't get a chance to read it. Also, the options box that appears when, for
    > > instance, a comma is typed whilst entering a command, appears and disappears
    > > just as quickly! It didn't do it when I first installed it...
    > >
    > > Can I stop this from happening?
     
  5. '69 Camaro

    '69 Camaro
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    You're welcome. Glad it helped.

    Gunny

    See http://www.QBuilt.com for all your database needs.
    See http://www.Access.QBuilt.com for Microsoft Access tips and tutorials.
    http://www.Access.QBuilt.com/html/expert_contributors2.html for contact
    info.


    "Rich Stone" <RichStone@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:001D340B-4F10-4E08-87FC-1215A402EE40@microsoft.com...
    > Hi,
    >
    > Yes, there was a form running a realtime clock in the background. I've
    > closed it and all seems ok at the moment. Thanks alot for that fix.
    >
    > "'69 Camaro" wrote:
    >
    >> Hi, Rich.
    >>
    >> > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears
    >> > quickly so
    >> > I don't get a chance to read it.

    >>
    >> Do you have any forms open that have the Timer event and the
    >> TimerInterval
    >> Property set? If so, close these forms while you're editing code so that
    >> the
    >> VB Editor doesn't lose focus while you're working with it.
    >>
    >> HTH.
    >> Gunny
    >>
    >> See http://www.QBuilt.com for all your database needs.
    >> See http://www.Access.QBuilt.com for Microsoft Access tips and tutorials.
    >> http://www.Access.QBuilt.com/html/expert_contributors2.html for contact
    >> info.
    >>
    >>
    >> "Rich Stone" wrote:
    >>
    >> > I have a rather annoying problem with Access 2003. When I'm typing code
    >> > (VBA), the tooltip showing the syntax appears, but then disappears
    >> > quickly so
    >> > I don't get a chance to read it. Also, the options box that appears
    >> > when, for
    >> > instance, a comma is typed whilst entering a command, appears and
    >> > disappears
    >> > just as quickly! It didn't do it when I first installed it...
    >> >
    >> > Can I stop this from happening?
     

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