Publishing your Access forms on the Web? Add some fun with animated images! For example, say you want to publish a form that allows your users to enter a keyword that will search your software catalog for winter specials; to illustrate this, you've embedded an image of two boys hitting the a puck with their hockey sticks. To animate the image, follow these steps:
- Open your form in Design view.
- Right-click the embedded image of the hockey players.
- Click Properties.
- Click the All tab.
- Click in the Name Property box and enter ctlImage.
- Double-click the Form Properties button in the top left-hand corner of the form window.
- Click the Timer Interval property box and enter 200.
- Click in the On Timer property box and click the Build button.
- Select Event Procedure and click OK.
- Enter the following code at the prompt:
On Error GoTo HandleError
ctlImage.Left = ctlImage.Left + 200
ctlImage.Top = ctlImage.Top + 100
ctlImage.Left = 0
ctlImage.Top = 800
- Click [Alt]Q.
When you subsequently run the form, the boys will appear to skate across the form.
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