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Disable Office and Minimize buttons in an Access Form

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I am using an Access program in an secure area and don't want anyone to mess with the screen. For a amateur user how can I do this? I don't find anything in "Options" other than disabling tabs, navigation and full menus. Thanks.
Jun 9 '12 #1
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zmbd
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This might point you in the right direction... make sure to follow the links that are referenced therein...

http://bytes.com/topic/access/answer...rname-password

-z
Jun 9 '12 #2

zmbd
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You might also want to look at: http://bytes.com/topic/access/insigh...m-vba-vbscript and the related SHA and RC codes...

Also maybe:
http://bytes.com/topic/access/answer...m-vba-vbscript

and one more...
http://bytes.com/topic/access/answer...-username-help

there are tons of more on this site and there is another one that I think NeoPa (mybe not NeoPa... having a long day already) used in another thread that used the windows login however, I can't seem to find it today... hopefully NeoPa will follow-up with that link...
Jun 9 '12 #3

Rabbit
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And be aware that because of the nature of Access, whatever you do can be undone by the user.
Jun 10 '12 #4

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As a further requirement, I have a form that has a lookup table for users to locate their name. It is an unsecured computer that I want people to use but not be able to do anything but use the lookup table. I do not write any code but have designed what I have from the menus within Access, which I have used for a long time. But no code.
Jun 10 '12 #5

zmbd
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wow... you're asking for alot...

do you know about splitting the database into back and front ends?
Jun 12 '12 #6

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