Dashboard graphics in forms and reports

Mike Alexander, Excel MVP recently sent us a pointer to a blog post with some cool ideas to spice up your application with data visualizations . Here is a quick sample: Mike didn’t mention attachments in his post but the attachment control works really well for storing images

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Dashboard graphics in forms and reports

Manage large groups of controls by using the Tag property

Today’s guest blogger is Access MVP Garry Robinson, who offers the Smart Access collection of articles at http://www.vb123.com/kb . In Smart Access Answers , Doug Steele was asked “What if I have a number of different controls–say, text boxes, labels, and check boxes and I want to make them invisible or visible when a form is being used?

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Embedding an Open XML File in another Open XML File

A couple of weeks ago I gave a presentation on the Open XML SDK to a few customers, where I was asked questions on how to embed files within Open XML documents. I thought it would be a good opportunity to devote a couple of posts around this topic. In today’s post I am going to show you how to embed an Open XML file in another Open XML file

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Copying a chart from a spreadsheet to a presentation

Body: Needing to copy a chart from a spreadsheet into a presentation is probably a common scenario for many of us. Luckily the Open XML SDK makes this remarkably easy

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Silverlight Deep Zoom and Office Add-ins

I had some ‘free’ time today waiting to give a demo at an MVP conference session – the session over-ran, and I found myself sitting in the hallway for an hour.

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Silverlight Deep Zoom and Office Add-ins