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Application.RefreshDatabaseWindow Method (Access)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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The RefreshDatabaseWindow method updates the Database window after a database object has been created, deleted, or renamed.


expression. RefreshDatabaseWindow

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Return Value



You can use the RefreshDatabaseWindow method to immediately reflect changes to objects in Microsoft Access in the Database window. For example, if you add a new form from Visual Basic and save it, you can use the RefreshDatabaseWindow method to display the name of the new form on the Forms tab of the Database window immediately after it has been saved.


The following example creates a new form, saves it, and refreshes the Database window:

Sub CreateFormAndRefresh() 
 Dim frm As Form 

 Set frm = CreateForm 
 DoCmd.Save , "NewForm" 
End Sub

See also


Application Object

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