Hide MS Access window from code

Suppose you're building an application in MS Access, and your user interface consists of only one form. You don't want to show the main application window, just the form you've designed. The most obvious way to do this is by making your form a popup form and do a call to the Windows API [crayon-5b793fc581e88704986342/] from the Form_Open event to hide the main Access window. This will work, but there is a catch. Your application won't be visible anymore in the windows taskbar and will easily get lost behind other programs. (more…)