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Attachment Members (Access)

This object corresponds to an attachment control. Use an attachment control when you want to manipulate the contents fields of the attachment data type.

Name

Description

Back

Moves the focus to the previous file in the specified Attachment control.

Forward

Moves the focus to the next file in the specified Attachment control.

Move

Moves the specified object to the coordinates specified by the argument values.

Requery

The Requery method updates the data underlying a specified control that's on the active form by requerying the source of data for the control.

SetFocus

The SetFocus method moves the focus to the specified form, the specified control on the active form, or the specified field on the active datasheet.

SizeToFit

You can use the SizeToFit method to size a control so it fits the text or image that it contains.

Name

Description

AddColon

Specifies whether a colon follows the text in labels for new controls. Read/write Boolean.

AfterUpdate

Returns or sets which macro, event procedure, or user-defined function runs when the AfterUpdate event occurs. Read/write String.

Application

You can use the Application property to access the active Microsoft Access Application object and its related properties. Read-only Application object.

AttachmentCount

Gets the number of documents attached to the specified Attachment control. Read-only Long.

AutoLabel

Specifies whether labels are automatically created and attached to new controls. Read/write Boolean.

BackColor

Gets or sets the interior color of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BackShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BackStyle

You can use the BackStyle property to specify whether a control will be transparent. Read/write Byte.

BackThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets a value that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BackTint

Gets or sets the tint that is applied to the theme color in the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BeforeUpdate

Returns or sets which macro, event procedure, or user-defined function runs when the BeforeUpdate event occurs. Read/write String.

BorderColor

You can use the BorderColor property to specify the color of a control's border. Read/write Long.

BorderShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BorderStyle

Specifies how a control's border appears. Read/write Byte.

BorderThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets a value that represents a color in the applied color theme that is associated with the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BorderTint

Gets or sets the tint that is applied to the theme color in the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BorderWidth

You can use the BorderWidth property to specify the width of a control's border. Read/write Byte.

BottomPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the attachment and its bottom gridline. Read/write Integer.

ColumnHidden

You can use the ColumnHidden property to show or hide a specified column in Datasheet view. Read/write Boolean.

ColumnOrder

You can use the ColumnOrder property to specify the order of the columns in Datasheet view. Read/write Integer.

ColumnWidth

You can use the ColumnWidth property to specify the width of a column in Datasheet view. Read/write Integer.

Controls

Returns the Controls collection of a form, subform, report or section. Read-only Controls.

ControlSource

You can use the ControlSource property to specify what data appears in the specified Attachment control. Read/write String.

ControlTipText

You can use the ControlTipText property to specify the text that appears in a ScreenTip when you hold the mouse pointer over a control. Read/write String.

ControlType

You can use the ControlType property in Visual Basic to determine the type of a control on a form or report. Read/write Byte.

CurrentAttachment

Gets the index number of the file that has the focus in the Attachment control. Read/write Long.

DefaultPicture

Gets or sets the path and file name of the graphic to be used as a background picture on an attachment control. Read/write String.

DefaultPictureType

Gets or sets the method used to store the image specified by the DefaultPicture property in the database. Read/write Byte.

DisplayAs

Gets or sets an AcDisplayAs constant that specifies how a file should be displayed in the Attachment control. Read/write.

DisplayWhen

You can use the DisplayWhen property to specify which of a form's controls you want displayed on screen and in print. Read/write Byte.

Enabled

You can use the Enabled property to set or return the status of the conditional format in the FormatCondition object. Read/write Boolean.

EventProcPrefix

Gets or sets the prefix portion of an event procedure name. Read/write String.

FileName

Returns the full file name of the specified attachment. Read-only String.

FileType

Returns the file extension of the specifed attachment. Read-only String.

FileURL

Returns the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the specified attachment. Read-only String.

GridlineColor

Gets or sets the color of the gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Long.

GridlineShade

Gets or sets the shade applied to the theme color in the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

GridlineStyleBottom

Gets or sets the bottom gridline style of the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleLeft

Gets or sets the width of the bottom gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleRight

Gets or sets the right gridline style of the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleTop

Gets or sets the top gridline style of the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

GridlineTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

GridlineWidthBottom

Gets or sets the width of the bottom gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthLeft

Gets or sets the width of the left gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthRight

Gets or sets the width of the right gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthTop

Gets or sets the width of the top gridline for the specified attachment. Read/write Byte.

Height

Gets or sets the height of the specified object in twips. Read/write Integer.

HelpContextId

The HelpContextID property specifies the context ID of a topic in the custom Help file specified by the HelpFile property setting. Read/write Long.

HorizontalAnchor

Gets or sets an AcHorizontalAnchor constant that indicates how the attachment is anchored horizontally within its layout. Read/write.

InSelection

You can use the InSelection property to determine or specify whether a control on a form in Design view is selected. Read/write Boolean.

IsVisible

You can use the IsVisible property to determine whether a control on a report is visible. Read/write Boolean.

LabelAlign

The LabelAlign property specifies the text alignment within attached labels on new controls. Read/write Byte.

LabelX

The LabelX property (along with the LabelY property) specifies the placement of the label for a new control. Read/write Integer.

LabelY

The LabelY property (along with the LabelX property) specifies the placement of the label for a new control. Read/write Integer.

Layout

Returns the type of layout for the specified attachment. Read-only AcLayoutType.

LayoutID

Returns the unique identifier for the layout that contains the specified attachment. Read-only Long.

Left

You can use the Left property to specify an object's location on a form or report. Read/write Integer.

LeftPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the attachment and its left gridline. Read/write Integer.

Locked

The Locked property specifies whether you can edit data in a control in Form view. Read/write Boolean.

Name

You can use the Name property to specify or determine the string expression that identifies the name of an object. Read/write String.

OldBorderStyle

You can use this property to set or return the unedited value of the BorderStyle property for a form or control. This property is useful if you need to revert to an unedited or preferred border style. Read/write Byte.

OldValue

You can use the OldValue property to determine the unedited value of a bound control. Read-only Variant.

OnAttachmentCurrent

Sets or gets the value of the On Attachment Current box in the Properties window of the specified Attachment. Read/write.

OnChange

Sets or returns the value of the On Change box in the Properties window of one of the objects in the Applies To list. Read/write String.

OnClick

Sets or returns the value of the On Click box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnDblClick

Sets or returns the value of the On Dbl Click box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnDirty

Sets or returns the value of the On Dirty box in the Properties window of a form or report. Read/write String.

OnEnter

Sets or returns the value of the On Enter box in the Properties window of the specified object. Read/write String. .

OnExit

Sets or returns the value of the On Exit box in the Properties window of the specified object. Read/write String. .

OnGotFocus

Sets or returns the value of the On Got Focus box in the Properties window of the specified object. Read/write String.

OnKeyDown

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Down box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnKeyPress

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Press box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnKeyUp

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Up box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnLostFocus

Sets or returns the value of the On Lost Focus box in the Properties window of the specified object. Read/write String.

OnMouseDown

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Down box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnMouseMove

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Move box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnMouseUp

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Up box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

Parent

Returns the parent object for the specified object. Read-only.

PictureAlignment

You can use the PictureAlignment property to specify where a background picture will appear in the Attachment control. Read/write Byte.

PictureSizeMode

You can use the PictureSizeMode property to specify how a picture for an attachment control is sized. Read/write Byte.

PictureTiling

You can use the PictureTiling property to specify whether a background picture is tiled across the entire attachment control. Read/write Boolean.

Properties

Returns a reference to a control's Properties collection object. Read-only.

RightPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the attachment and its right gridline. Read/write Integer.

Section

You can identify these controls by the section of a form or report where the control appears. Read/write Integer.

ShortcutMenuBar

You can use the ShortcutMenuBar property to specify the shortcut menu that will appear when you right-click the specified object. Read/write String.

SpecialEffect

You can use the SpecialEffect property to specify whether special formatting will apply to the specified object. Read/write Byte.

StatusBarText

You can use the StatusBarText property to specify the text that is displayed in the status bar when a control is selected. Read/write String.

TabIndex

You can use the TabIndex property to specify a control's place in the tab order on a form. Read/write Integer.

TabStop

You can use the TabStop property to specify whether you can use the TAB key to move the focus to a control in Form view. Read/write Boolean.

Tag

Stores extra information about a control needed by a Microsoft Access application. Read/write String.

Top

You can use the Top property to specify an object's location on a form or report. Read/write Integer. .

TopPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the attachment and its top gridline. Read/write Integer.

VerticalAnchor

Gets or sets an AcVerticalAnchor constant that indicates how the specified attachment is anchored vertically within its layout. Read/write.

Visible

Returns or sets whether the object is visible. Read/write Boolean.

Width

Gets or sets the width of the specified object in twips. Read/write Integer.

Name

Description

AfterUpdate

Returns or sets which macro, event procedure, or user-defined function runs when the AfterUpdate event occurs. Read/write String.

AttachmentCurrent

Occurs when the focus moves to or from a file contained in the specified Attachment control, making it the current attachment, or when the form is refreshed or requeried.

BeforeUpdate

The BeforeUpdate event occurs before changed data in a control or record is updated.

Change

The Change event occurs when the contents of the specified control change.

Click

The Click event occurs when the user presses and then releases a mouse button over an object.

DblClick

The DblClick event occurs when the user presses and releases the left mouse button twice over an object within the double-click time limit of the system.

Dirty

The Dirty event occurs when the content of the specified control changes.

Enter

The Enter event occurs before a control actually receives the focus from a control on the same form.

Exit

The Exit event occurs just before a control loses the focus to another control on the same form.

GotFocus

The GotFocus event occurs when the specified object receives the focus.

KeyDown

The KeyDown event occurs when the user presses a key while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send a keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

KeyPress

The KeyPress event occurs when the user presses and releases a key or key combination that corresponds to an ANSI code while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send an ANSI keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

KeyUp

The KeyUp event occurs when the user releases a key while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send a keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

LostFocus

The LostFocus event occurs when the specified object receives the focus.

MouseDown

The MouseDown event occurs when the user presses a mouse button.

MouseMove

The MouseMove event occurs when the user moves the mouse.

MouseUp

The MouseUp event occurs when the user releases a mouse button.

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