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By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   6 months ago

Shared Library Procedures in Microsoft Access


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Do you have certain functions or subroutines that you use in lots of different databases? And every time you change one of them or make a modification or an enhancement, you have to go and then change it in 10 different database files? Well, in today's video, I'm going to teach you how to create a shared Library database where you can use the modules from it in any of your other Microsoft Access databases.

Mason from Hoffman Estates, Illinois (a Platinum Member) asks: I've got a function that I use in all of my different databases that I wrote myself called FormatMyDate. Some of the reporting my company uses requires a specific date-time format, and that's what this function does. However, they change the format once in a while, and I have to go through and modify it in 15 different database files. Is there any way I can use this one shared function in all of my databases so I don't have to keep updating it everywhere?

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Members will learn how to set up a shared library file with an encrypted ACCDE file. There are a few more steps involved, but if you're working with a multi-user networked Access solution, this is what you'll have to do to set up a shared library.

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