[AccessD] Upcoming blogs - was Re: Tired of this List

Tina Norris Fields tinanfields at torchlake.com
Wed Feb 20 07:57:00 CST 2013

Dear John,
I just hope you never give up sharing what you have figured out. I learn 
from you every time.  Thank you.

Tina Norris Fields
tinanfields at torchlake.com

On 2/19/2013 10:11 PM, John W Colby wrote:
> jwcolby.blogspot.com
> I hate the blogging tool and the blogging process, but I love that it 
> is finally being published in a "permanent" location.  Piece by piece 
> I will eventually get it all written.  Next up will be a clsCtlCbo to 
> do the background color change specifically for my friend Arthur.
> Once those two control wrappers are out there I will likely add 
> functionality to them.  For example I use the double click event of 
> the combo to open a form bound to the table behind a combo, moving to 
> the record that the combo is displaying, allowing the edit of that (or 
> any) record.  Or moving to the new record if the combo is blank (not 
> displaying a record).  This is a very useful behavior for a combo, and 
> one which I developed specifically so that my users could get at the 
> table behind the combo.
> After that I will tackle the date formatting for the text box.
> These kinds of behaviors are precisely the reasons for control 
> wrappers and demonstrate why classes and events are so important in 
> moving to the next level.
> John W. Colby
> Reality is what refuses to go away
> when you do not believe in it

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