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

  1. Sentry

    Sentry
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    When I create a new record (on a form) and accedently touch the wheel on my
    mouse, I end up srolling between the record I want to complete and a new
    record. How can I lock my form to only the form I'm working on?
     
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    Ken Sheridan

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    You need to install the Mousewheel.dll. You'll find it and instructions how
    to use it at:


    http://www.openaccess.co.za/BlackAndWhiteInc/MouseWheel.htm


    Ken Sheridan
    Stafford, England

    "Sentry" wrote:

    > When I create a new record (on a form) and accedently touch the wheel on my
    > mouse, I end up srolling between the record I want to complete and a new
    > record. How can I lock my form to only the form I'm working on?
     
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    Sentry

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    Thank you Ken. This seems to be the solution I was looking for.

    "Ken Sheridan" wrote:

    > You need to install the Mousewheel.dll. You'll find it and instructions how
    > to use it at:
    >
    >
    > http://www.openaccess.co.za/BlackAndWhiteInc/MouseWheel.htm
    >
    >
    > Ken Sheridan
    > Stafford, England
    >
    > "Sentry" wrote:
    >
    > > When I create a new record (on a form) and accedently touch the wheel on my
    > > mouse, I end up srolling between the record I want to complete and a new
    > > record. How can I lock my form to only the form I'm working on?

    >
     
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    Tom Wickerath

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    Hi Ken and Sentry,

    Stephen Lebans offers an alternative that you might like better:
    MouseHook
    http://www.lebans.com/mousewheelonoff.htm

    "No more MouseWheel.DLL Hell! No DLL registration required. The MouseHook
    DLL is a standard Windows DLL. Do not try to Register it or set a Reference
    to it from within Access. Just copy the included MouseHook.DLL into your
    Windows/System folder or into the same folder as your application MDB. One
    instance handles all Forms and SubForms so only call the functions once from
    a SINGLE Form."

    Also:
    "Hi Tom,
    the MouseWHeelHook solution on my site does use a DLL but it is a
    standard Windows DLL written in C++. It is not an ActiveX object so no
    registration is required. Just copy it into the same folder as your MDB
    or the System folder.

    Reference:
    http://groups.google.com/group/micr..._frm/thread/7b1f5d701d7bb9ed/4426b8bfc4b2c5af


    Tom Wickerath
    Microsoft Access MVP

    http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/expert_contributors.html
    http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/search.html
    __________________________________________

    "Ken Sheridan" wrote:

    > You need to install the Mousewheel.dll. You'll find it and instructions how
    > to use it at:
    >
    >
    > http://www.openaccess.co.za/BlackAndWhiteInc/MouseWheel.htm
    >
    >
    > Ken Sheridan
    > Stafford, England

    __________________________________________

    > "Sentry" wrote:
    >
    > > When I create a new record (on a form) and accedently touch the wheel on my
    > > mouse, I end up srolling between the record I want to complete and a new
    > > record. How can I lock my form to only the form I'm working on?
     
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