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We Are Your Microsoft Access Database Experts
The Best Microsoft Access Database Solutions owner, consultant, and principal programmer is Alison Balter - a recognized expert Microsoft Access consultant. Alison is the author of 15 Microsoft Access training books and videos. She is a frequent guest speaker at MS Access conferences and has developed hundreds of applications for businesses of all types.
We know your business data is important; we listen to your concerns, ask questions, and gather information from all stake holders. We discuss your needs and requirements for your database. We find out what you want, why you need various features so we can obtain as much information as possible. Once we have the information we need, we work with you to design the proper database architecture, plus the dashboards, the questions (queries), forms, and reports you need for an excellent database system.
Your data is important to your business and you need both to enter and retrieve data rapidly. The data stored in your company's database must be clean, secure, and allow for maximum usage. Our Microsoft Access developer team will create your Microsoft Access database for optimum efficiency with all the features you need. After we program your MS Access and SQL Server database you will have the capacity to manipulate your data so you get the information you need for every day activities and for making critical business decisions.
We also create websites designed for speed to display your data accurately, using ASP.NET technology. Fast, secure, and robust, our ASP.NET web sites and web applications give you true business tool for finding and displaying information dynamically on the web.
Microsoft Access front-end and SQL Server back-end database
Access Forms Development
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MS Access Report created with SQL Server database
Client Comments About Our Work
Sheldon Bloch, Oil and Gas Company
Alison from MS Access Solutions has provided both training and mentoring services to us over the past several years. Our developers use Alison Balter's books on programming with Microsoft Access as a desk reference. They have provided our staff members with much-needed training in Visual Basic, client/server development, SQL Server, and Microsoft Access. This has helped us to ensure that our employees can properly keep up with the ever-changing technologies. MS Access Solutions has also provided our staff with mentoring on an as-needed basis, providing expertise that helped our in-house programmers to overcome various hurdles. More Reviews
Lisa Dosch, Motion Picture Editors Guild - Local 700
Alison Balter at MS Access Solutions developed the application that helps us to properly service all of our members. This program handles billing, payments, tracking of jobs worked, available list, and other important data about our members. The system automates many tasks that were previously performed manually, allowing our employees to more cost-effectively use their time. This client/server system is used by employees in our Columbia SC and New York offices. MS Access Solutions and their staff worked with us to develop the necessary specifications and design documents, and then programmed, tested, and implemented the application throughout our organization. More Reviews
When you need a truly expert Microsoft Access database development company to design and develop your mission critical custom database - Contact MS Access Solutions.
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Using Access Reports and the Internet
Microsoft makes it easy to develop Internet-aware applications by adding hyperlinks to reports and by allowing you to save an Access report as an HTML document. These features are covered in the following sections.
Adding a Hyperlink to a Report
You can add hyperlinks to reports in the form of labels. When added, they serve as a direct link to a UNC or URL. To add a hyperlink to a report, follow these steps:
1. With the report open in Design view, add a label to the report.
2. Set the Hyperlink Address property to the UNC or URL you want to link to. The easiest way to do this is to click in the Hyperlink Address property; then click the ellipsis to open the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
3. With Existing File or Web Page selected as the Link To, you can enter a file path or URL in the text box or click Current Folder to locate a file or web page in the current folder. You can also click to insert hyperlinks to Browsed Pages or Recent Files. With Object in This Database selected as the Link To, you can link to an object in the current database.
4. If you want to enter a Hyperlink SubAddress, click Bookmark. The Hyperlink SubAddress can be a range name, bookmark, slide number, or any other recognized location in the document specified in the Link to File or URL combo box.
5. Click OK. The Hyperlink Address and Hyperlink SubAddress properties are filled in with the information supplied in the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.
The Hyperlink Address and Hyperlink SubAddress properties apply when the report is in Report view (not Print Preview). They also come into play only when a report is saved as HTML and viewed in a web browser, such as Internet Explorer 7.0. Saving a report as an HTML document is covered in the following section.
Saving a Report as HTML
To save a report as HTML, right-click the report in the Navigation Pane and select HTML Document from the More drop-down on the External Data tab of the ribbon. The Export – HTML Document dialog box appears. Pick a location and name for the file and whether you want to open the destination file after the export completes. Then click OK. Designate the HTML Output Options. Click OK when you are finished. The document is saved as HTML and assigned the name and location you specified.
Saving a Report as XML
To save a report as XML, right-click the report in the Navigation Pane and select XML File. The Export – XML File dialog box appears. Pick a location and name for the file. Then click OK. Designate the Export XML Options. Click OK when you are finished. The document is saved as XML and assigned the name and location you specified. Saving reports as XML is covered in detail in Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Enterprise Development.
This material orginally appeared in Alison Balter's book Mastering Microsoft Office
Access 2007 Development. Reprinted here by author's permission.
When you need a Microsoft Access programmer for your Columbia SC business, phone call MS Access Solutions at (323) 285-0939. We have over 25 years experience in Microsoft Access programmer solutions. We create Access database applications for all sectors, consisting of hospitals, government companies, the U.S. military, universities, agriculture, workers services, and insurance provider. We can take care of the most advanced as well as complicated Access and also SQL Server database programming for your business as well as smaller projects, like fixing damaged Access database forms, MS Access reports, Access macros, and VBA code.