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Disable Customize Toolbar.:Bug?

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In access 2003, a toolbar has a dropdown to allow customizing. In
the toolbar properties->options is a checkbox labelled Allow
Customizing. Unchecking this doesn't prevent me from customizing
the toolbar.

Is this a bug? I could not find anything in the KB
Is there something I'm ignoring?
Is there a workaround?

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Oct 20 '06 #1
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hmm, it stopped me. when you open the Customize dialog, are you sure you're
selecting (highlighting) the correct toolbar or menu bar on the Toolbars
tab, before you click the Properties button?

hth
"Bob Quintal" <rq******@sPAmpatico.cawrote in message
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In access 2003, a toolbar has a dropdown to allow customizing. In
the toolbar properties->options is a checkbox labelled Allow
Customizing. Unchecking this doesn't prevent me from customizing
the toolbar.

Is this a bug? I could not find anything in the KB
Is there something I'm ignoring?
Is there a workaround?

--
Bob Quintal

PA is y I've altered my email address.

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Oct 20 '06 #2

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Is this a bug? I could not find anything in the KB
Is there something I'm ignoring?
Is there a workaround?
When you click on the properties button, the tool bar you are modifying the
properoysd for is the one highehed. So, this is not a global seetings.

however, you don't need a glboal seetting if you set the menu bar in startup
to only show your menu bares, and thus, if they have the alllow custoinbe
set = no, then users can't change them.

So, you must "select" the menu bar on the left side first, and hten hitting
the propoerys buttion brings up the properites for the particuar menu bar.

You most certainly can, and should hide all of the ms-access interface. The
options to complete hide and keep people out of the ms-access interface can
easily be done using the tools->start-up options. Using those options allows
you to complete hide the ms-access interface (tool bars, database window
etc). Also, using these options means you
do not have to bother setting up security.

Try downloading and running the 3rd example at my following web site that
shows a hidden ms-access interface, and NO CODE is required to do
this....but just some settings in the start-up.

Check out:

http://www.members.shaw.ca/AlbertKal...s/DownLoad.htm

After you try the application, you can exit, and then re-load the
application, but hold down the shift key to by-pass the start-up options. If
want, you can even disable the shift key by pass. I have a sample mdb file
that will let you "set" the shift key bypass on any application you want.
You can get this at:
http://www.members.shaw.ca/AlbertKal.../msaccess.html
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Albert D. Kallal (Access MVP)
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
pl*****************@msn.com
Oct 20 '06 #3

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"Albert D. Kallal" <Pl*******************@msn.comwrote in
news:KD_Zg.160793$5R2.1537@pd7urf3no:
>Is this a bug? I could not find anything in the KB
Is there something I'm ignoring?
Is there a workaround?

When you click on the properties button, the tool bar you are
modifying the properoysd for is the one highehed. So, this is
not a global seetings.
I was aware of that. When I select a menu and uncheck the allow
customization option, in properties, I cannot customize a menu
directly but can still get to the properties and toggle that
setting.
You most certainly can, and should hide all of the ms-access
interface. The options to complete hide and keep people out of
the ms-access interface can easily be done using the
tools->start-up options.
Absolutely. I have always distributed .mde files, but the new
owner's IT team don't want that. They also don't want to use the
Access security features, having written a web-based app that
controls file rights to each employee, and scripts that contain the
/runtime parameter.
Try downloading and running the 3rd example at my following
web site that shows a hidden ms-access interface, and NO CODE
is required to do this....but just some settings in the
start-up.

Check out:

http://www.members.shaw.ca/AlbertKal...s/DownLoad.htm
Knew of the site long ago and have gathered much useful knowledge
there. I downloaded the example and played with it.

The shift doubleclick is still there If I cheat and navigate to the
file and start it from there instead of the entry supplied on the
startbar. I downloaded and used the tool you wrote to set/reset the
AllowBypassKey. It works fine on Access 97 files, Access 2K0 and
2K2 .mdbs but when I use it on an Acc2K3 file it barks up an error
13 (data type mismatch) when it try to create the property.

I even went and set the database property using the menu system and
it still barks at the same place.

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Bob Quintal

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Oct 24 '06 #4

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