Application.SetHiddenAttribute Method (Access)

The SetHiddenAttribute method sets the hidden attribute of an Access object.

expression .SetHiddenAttribute(ObjectType, ObjectName, fHidden)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

ObjectType

Required

AcObjectType

A AcObjectType constant that specifies the type of Access object.

ObjectName

Required

String

The name of the Access object.

fHidden

Required

Boolean

True sets the hidden attribute and False clears the attribute.

Return Value

Nothing

Together with the GetHiddenAttribute method, the SetHiddenAttribute method provides a means of changing an object's visibility from Visual Basic code. With these methods, you can set or read the Hidden property available in the object's Properties dialog box.

To set this option by using the SetHiddenAttribute method, specify True or False for the setting, as in the following example.

Application.SetHiddenAttribute acTable,"Customers", True
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