A time-honored tradition in the developer community is documenting a simple way to display "Hello World!" as an introduction to a programming interface. Using Access VBA, here is an easy way to do this.

  1. Open Access from the Windows Start Menu.

  2. To open Visual Basic, press Ctrl+G.

  3. In the Immediate window pane, enter Print MsgBox("Hello World"), and then press Enter.

  4. An Access dialog box displays the message.

    Access Hello World dialog box message

Congratulations!

See Also

Introduction to Access programming

Access VBA reference

MsgBox function

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