[AccessD] A couple of syntax questions
charlotte.foust at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 17:00:25 CST 2022
It is just a matter of scope. It is private to the module unless you
declare it public. For transient modules, like forms, declaring a routine
public would allow it to be seen only while the form is open.
On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 2:18 PM Rocky Smolin <rockysmolin2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1/. AFAIK, Public or Private have to be used to declare what follows is a
> sub of function. It's either/or.
> 2. I have a module called Publics. That's where I put all of the Public
> subs and functions. Makes them easy to find. Keeps your code neater and
> more maintainable. (What if you delete a form or report that's not needed
> anymore that contains a public sub or function in the cbf and forget to
> check for it? You won't know it until some other sub or function tries to
> call it.). So the answer is it doesn't matter. Until it does.
> 3. When I have to do this and there are lots of changes being built into
> the new version, I import them as I need them. Keeps it clean and leaves
> the garbage behind.
> On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 1:26 PM Arthur Fuller <fuller.artful at gmail.com>
> > 1. If a procedure or function declaration is not declared Private, is it
> > thus Public?
> > 2. More a style question than a syntax question. Concerning the code
> > a form, it sometimes happens to me that I realize that the body of what
> > a Private function could be extracted and turned into a public sub or
> > function and reused elsewhere. Instinct tell me that this reusable sub or
> > function should be moved outside the form's code and placed elsewhere.
> > Correct, or doe it not matter?
> > 3. Preamble: I have a collection of modules containing code that I'll
> > in most if not all serious projects (by serious I mean 100+ tables, as
> > basic forms to address the lookup tables etc., many more queries, and
> > all the master-detail forms). I have gather all these into a a database.
> > Beginning a new project, I typically import all these functions and subs.
> > Is there a better way, such as creating a library and referencing it,
> > similar to the #include and "Uses" statements in other languages
> > On another note, when I converted an app to 64-bit, I discovered that
> > Fisher's *Find and Replace* no longer worked. A little searching i Google
> > led me to AccessDevTools' *Find and Replace. * They have a trial version,
> > which I downloaded, tried for two days,and promptly bought a license.
> > product far surpasses; this is not meant as a slam on Rick's original
> > product, not at all. For years regarded it as an essential tool. But now
> > the era of 64 and with the benefit of time, this product goes far beyond.
> > --
> > Arthur
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