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Albert Cepeda      
17 months ago
Hello Richard,
I'm trying to setup the Access Updater and am following your instructions.  After I press "Push Update" I eventually get an error message from the Sub DoExit saying Compile error: Ambiguous name detected IsLoaded.  Can you please help me with this?
Richard Rost             
17 months ago
Sounds like you have another function named "IsLoaded" in your VBA somewhere. Do a global search for it. You'll need to rename one of them.
Eduardo Benaim       
17 months ago
Yes. This happened to me. I had the exact same function twice and deleted one.
Albert Cepeda      
17 months ago
Renaming the IsLoaded function in the Access Updater did the trick.  Thank you.
Richard Rost             
16 months ago
Just make sure you also rename any other code THAT CALLS THAT function. If you rename mine to IsLoaded2 then make sure you find who uses that and change that as well.
Richard Rost             
16 months ago
Moving forward, I should probably make all of my functions that are designed to be dropped into other peoples' database start with a custom prefix, like alzIsLoaded() or something. :)
Albert Cepeda      
16 months ago
Sounds good.  I have a follow-up question about using Updater with ACCDE files.  I read your instructions.  Are you saying I need to manually change the LocalDB in the Settings File to a .ACCDE extension?  I tried that and it does push the update as an ACCDE, but the file is still an ACCDB.  I know this because when I open the ACCDE on the server, it still allows for design edits and it shouldn't.  What am I doing wrong?  It would be great if you included this step in your video. I know, I'm asking too much.  :-)
Richard Rost             
16 months ago
The updater doesn't change anything as far as the file extension or the database type. It's going to literally push whatever you tell it to push. So what you have to do is create the ACCDE file yourself, specify that as the local copy that's going to get pushed and then that should get copied to all your workstations. If they can still open up the database and design stuff then you didn't create the ACCDE right.

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