Re: Naming Standard
From: Brendan Reynolds (brenreyn)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:20:42 +0100
Piggy-backing on Larry's post because I don't see the original ...
The RVBA (Reddick VBA) naming (and also coding) conventions are available
on-line and also in downloadable PDF format at Gred Reddick's web site ...
-- Brendan Reynolds (MVP) http://brenreyn.blogspot.com The spammers and script-kiddies have succeeded in making it impossible for me to use a real e-mail address in public newsgroups. E-mail replies to this post will be deleted without being read. Any e-mail claiming to be from brenreyn at indigo dot ie that is not digitally signed by me with a GlobalSign digital certificate is a forgery and should be deleted without being read. Follow-up questions should in general be posted to the newsgroup, but if you have a good reason to send me e-mail, you'll find a useable e-mail address at the URL above. "Larry Linson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:%23niXs2XjEHA.3536@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl... > The most generally-accepted naming standard is the Reddick Naming > Convention, derived from the Leszynski*-Reddick Naming Convention for Access > 2.0. It is documented in the _Access <versionnumber> Developers Handbook_, > by Litwin, Getz, et al, published by Sybex. In any case, I recommend that > serious Access power users and developers have a copy of that book -- Paul > Litwin told me there will be no Access 2003 edition, but the 2002 edition > should be fine for Access 2003 work. > > * I beg pardon if I misspelled this name. > > Microsoft has something on this in the Knowledge Base, but I have not > checked lately to see if it is up-to-date. Googling on the name might lead > you to an online description. > > Larry Linson > Microsoft Access MVP > > > > "David" <email@example.com> wrote in message > news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > > Is there a good link for a standard naming convention in > > Access? > > > > Microsoft says anything that is 64 characters or less. > > SQL says, no spaces. I'm beginning to have a lot more > > automation between tables, forms and queries and I am > > strugling with making sure I reference the exact name. > > > > Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. > > > > David > >