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add user manual to menu bar

add user manual to menu bar

add user manual to menu bar

How can you add a key User Manual (word document ) to an access 2016 database


RE: add user manual to menu bar

I'm confused (not unusual). What do you mean by "add a key"? Do you want to put a link to a Word document in your application?

Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

RE: add user manual to menu bar

I created a user manual that I would like to have on a tab on the menu bar.
Right now the menu bar has
File, Home, create, external data ... 

I'd like to add "User Manual" and when they click that tab, have the ability to open the word document.

I looked at the Quick Access Toolbar but don't see an option to include a link to a document. My intent is to have the document stored in the same folder as the database so it is accessible for updates. Any help/suggestions are most appreciated. Thanks lhuffst

RE: add user manual to menu bar

"have the ability to open the word document"

I use this Sub to open any document with its default application:


Public Sub OpenDocument(ByRef strDocPath As String)
Dim G As Long
G = Shell("RUNDLL32.EXE URL.DLL,FileProtocolHandler " & strDocPath, vbNormalFocus)
End Sub 

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