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Windows 7: Can one get VBA help on host when Access on XP mode guest?

24 Oct 2012   #1

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Can one get VBA help on host when Access on XP mode guest?

I'm building an application for a client who only has ACC2003. So I'm running ACC2000 in XP Mode on my Windows 7 Pro box using the integration features to run the application. My brain, however, has developed leaks and I frequently need to cruise VBA help for syntax reminders and such. If I click on help while in the VBA IDE all I get is a shrunken IDE window and a goes-nowhere icon on the taskbar. I'm looking for a way to see VBA help - if not through XP Mode then maybe downloadable?
Any clues on how this might be done?

[NB: this is a cross-post from MSDN VBA forum w/ no replies]
Thanks.
[edit]The Access 2003 downloadable CHM is something short of useful.[/edit]

George

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25 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32-bit
 
 

Doh! What I hadn't done, and apparently needed to do, was launch help in the IDE at least once when in XP mode. Help is now available. Learn something new every day.

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