Can't find project or library
- Open your database.
- Press ALT+F11 to switch to the Visual Basic Editor.
- Open a module in Design view.
- On the Tools menu, click References.
- Click to clear the check box for the type library or object library marked as MISSING: <referencename>.
NOTE: In an Access run-time application, you cannot view references from a menu. However, the following article demonstrates how to view references by using code:
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
- Open the sample database Northwind.mdb.
- Create a new form.
- On the Insert menu, click ActiveX Control.
- In the Select an Activex control list, click Microsoft Forms 2.0 ToggleButton, and then click OK.
- Save the form as frmReference, and then close it.
- Close Northwind.mdb and quit Access.
- Find and rename the Fm20.dll file to Fm20.xxx.
- Start Access and open Northwind.mdb.
- Open the module named Startup in Design view.
- On the Debug menu, click Compile Northwind. Note that you receive the error message described in the "Symptoms" section.
- Click OK. Note that the References dialog box appears; the following reference is highlighted in the Available References box:
MISSING: Microsoft Forms 2.0 Object Library
- Click Cancel in the Available References dialog box.
- Find and rename the Fm20.xxx file to Fm20.dll.
- Repeat step 10 and note that the error message no longer appears.
Article ID: 208218 - Last Review: Jun 28, 2004 - Revision: 1