DoCmd.Maximize method (Access)

The Maximize method carries out the Maximize action in Visual Basic.

Syntax

expression.Maximize

expression A variable that represents a DoCmd object.

Remarks

You can use the Maximize method to enlarge the active window so that it fills the Microsoft Access window. This action will allow you to see as much of the object in the active window as possible.

You can use the Restore method to restore a maximized window to its previous size.

You may need to use the SelectObject method if the window that you want to maximize isn't the active window.

When you maximize a window in Access, all other windows are also maximized when you open them or switch to them. However, pop-up forms aren't maximized. If you want a form to maintain its size when other windows are maximized, set its PopUp property to True.

This method cannot be applied to module windows in the Visual Basic Editor (VBE). For information about how to affect module windows, see the WindowState property topic.

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