[AccessD] 2 Client Requests

Gustav Brock gustav at cactus.dk
Wed Jan 16 00:36:42 CST 2019

Hi Rocky

Could you embed a Word object?


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Fra: AccessD <accessd-bounces at databaseadvisors.com> På vegne af Rocky Smolin
Sendt: 16. januar 2019 05:03
Til: 'Access Developers discussion and problem solving' <accessd at databaseadvisors.com>; 'Off Topic' <dba-ot at databaseadvisors.com>
Emne: [AccessD] 2 Client Requests

Dear Lists:


1 - Client has an app to control tasks in a project with a large text box for comments on a task.  The task box is bound to a memo field. He would like to be able to copy and paste from a boilerplate spreadsheet that has steps to complete a task - wants to cut and paste but the data loses formatting.  Biggest problem is that it inserts 3 lines in the text box for every line of spreadsheet imported. But also he'd need to see columns a, b and c spaced correctly so they line up in columns. 


2 - He would also like to be able to create a hyperlink from any text in that text box that would link to a document.  Easy enough in Word - select the text, right click Hyperlink and the dialog box asks you for what's to be opened when you click the new hyperlink. But that doesn't work in a text box
- you can select text, right click, but there's no Hyperlink option in the context menu.  


I told him the best way would be for me to put a "Find Spreadsheet" button on the form which would open up the file dialog box and after he selects the spreadsheet, I'd open in in VBA and get the cells one at a time and format them correctly.  Then of course, he added other features - specify which lines are to be imported and which columns.  So that would make the hyperlink a much easier solution.  


But.can it be done?




Rocky Smolin

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