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Hide Your Input, and it’s Pretty Common

Doug Steele



Access Answers


This month, Doug Steele looks at how you can enhance the built-in InputBox, as well as how to programmatically call a couple


of the standard Windows dialogs (the Color and Font dialogs). Is there any way that I can use the InputBox, but conceal what’s


being keyed in, like what happens when you’re keying in a password?


File Open Dialog Options

Peter Vogel





If you use the file open dialog and install your application on multiple computers, you'll eventually find an ugly surprise waiting


for you on windows XP. Peter Vogel looks at the two solutions available to you.


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