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So what do you do when you work 25 years in IT and watch technology change around you?  Use it to empower your life!  We got a little crazy with Kijiji after it came out and spent a few years gathering parts and eventually moving to our Kijiji cabin.  It's rustic, charming, offgrid, somewhat drafty, and remote.  But it's a break from tech after a...

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If you haven't found it yet, YES, you can read the .laccdb (database lock file)  created by a database when it is locked.  This file does not read in a text editor, you need to access it with other means. So what is the .laccdb file?  When a database is opened, Access automatically creates a lock file matching the file name, but with an extension of...

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Over the last few years I've run into many customers with record locking issues.  Given the scenario of a shared multi-user database with the backend stored in SQL or another Access database, you risk two users simultaneously editing the same record.  You may have a form which presents a list of data, or a form with several bound data fields that users frequently edit.  So...

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Join us Friday Dec 11th at 9:00 am for a Freshbooks boot camp!  Bring your tax numbers, logo, sample clients, and email address - we will help you get setup and running as a professional user of Freshbooks!  Save time and money managing your receivables and invoicing, track time better, allow clients to pay with VISA, and more! Designed for contractors and small businesses, this camp...

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A great article written by Mike McDerment, CEO of Freshbooks, on the Canadian census and importance of data collection and timing intervals.  An excellent read! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/canadas-new-census-needs-to-capture-nuances-of-fast-evolving-economy/article27406838/. You rock, Mike! Contact us for your Freshbooks needs today. ...

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Oh Sendkeys! Last week we ran into a problem whereby a form we want to open automatically has a bad habit of asking for confirmation due to an embedded webpage active-x object which uses cached credentials.  After many hours trying to find a command line option or other work around, we went back to a simple trick:  use sendkeys to send the {enter} key after...

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