- An Access database is made up of objects, including tables,
queries, forms, data access pages, macros, modules, sections, and controls.
Basically, an object is something that has a name that you can use
in a Visual Basic program. We primarily talk about the top level
of objects as the items listed in the Database Window.
- Object Dependencies
A task pane shows a tree of dependencies for the selected object.
- object frame
- A control on a form or report which contains an OLE object.
- OLE object
- OLE = Object Linking and Embedding. An OLE object can be any
external object or document, such as an image, a Word document, or
an Excel spreadsheet. The program that created the object must
support object linking/embedding. The program controls the display
of the object and is required to edit the object, so the program
must be installed on the same computer as the database.
- A symbol or phrase that indicates what operation to perform.
Arithmetic operators include + for adding, - for subtracting, *
for multiplying, / for dividing and ^ for raising to a power .
Logical operators include AND, OR, NOT. Access has other
operators such as BETWEEN... AND...
- A control for choosing one of several choices on a form. Also
called radio button, from the old style car radios which allowed
you to jump to pre-selected radio stations by pushing a round