Module: StatusBar in Category Microsoft Access : Environment from Total Visual SourceBook

Manage the Access status bar and progress meter using Access VBA.

Procedure Name Type Description
(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modStatusBar module.
StatusBarSetup Procedure Makes the Access status bars visible and invisible. Useful at the beginning of an application to turn off the status bar (gives more space) if you're not going to use it, then turn it back on after the application ends.
StatusMessageClear Procedure Clears the Access status bar text.
StatusMessageSet Procedure Places a message in the Access status bar.
StatusMeterClose Procedure Close the built-in Access status bar.
StatusMeterInit Procedure Initialize the built-in Access status bar progress meter.
StatusMeterUpdate Procedure Updates the built-in Access status bar progress meter.
StatusMeterRemove Procedure Remove the Access status bar progress meter.
' Example of the modStatusBar module
' To use this example:
' 1. Create a new form.
' 2. Create the following command buttons:
'       cmdTestStatusMessage
'       cmdHideShow
'       cmdTestStatusMeter
' 3. Paste the entire contents of this module into the new form's module

#If VBA7 Then
  Private Declare PtrSafe Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal lngMilliSeconds As Long)
  Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal lngMilliSeconds As Long)
#End If

Private mfVisible As Boolean

Private Sub cmdHideShow_Click()
  ' Example of StatusBarSetup
  StatusBarSetup (mfVisible)
  mfVisible = Not mfVisible
End Sub

Private Sub cmdTestStatusMessage_Click()

  ' Example of StatusMessageSet
  StatusMessageSet "Total Visual SourceBook Test................"

  ' Wait 3 seconds, then clear the status message
  Sleep 3000

  ' Example of StatusMessageClear

End Sub

Private Sub cmdTestStatusMeter_Click()

  Dim lngCounter As Long

  ' Example of StatusMeterInit
  StatusMeterInit "Init Meter", 100

  ' Example of StatusMeterUpdate
  For lngCounter = 1 To 100
    StatusMeterUpdate lngCounter
    Sleep 1
  Next lngCounter

  ' Example of StatusMeterClose
  ' Example of StatusMeterRemove

End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()
  Me.cmdHideShow.Caption = "Hide/Show Status Bar"
  Me.cmdTestStatusMessage.Caption = "Test Status Message"
  Me.cmdTestStatusMeter.Caption = "Test Status Meter"
End Sub

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