How to calculate the idle time of user in Microsoft Access..
This article explains how to calculate the idle time of user in Microsoft Access. This article demonstrate the how to detect idle time using procedure on Microsoft Access form.
To calculate the idle time firstly we have to insert blank form from Access Ribbon. Then we have to set the form property "time interval =1000" and on the "On Timer" event we have write the procedure as shown in Fig 1.1.
Then we have to write the macro action "open Form" window mode to hidden and other arguments also as shown in Fig 1.2.
Now open the Access Form in Form view. To test the inactivity, does nothing on Access Form. After one minute you will see a message will pop up with time as shown in Fig 1.3.
Option Compare Database Sub IdleTimeDetected(exmin) Dim Msg As String Msg = "USER INACTIVE TIME:" Msg = Msg & exmin & "minute(s)!" MsgBox Msg, 50 End Sub Sub Form_Timer() Const IDLEMINUTES = 1 Dim precontrol As String Dim prevform As String Dim extime Dim Currentform As String Dim currentcontrol As String Dim exmin On Error Resume Next Currentform = Screen.ActiveForm.Name currentcontrol = Screen.ActiveControl.Name If Err Then currentcontrol = "Not active" Err = 0 End If If (precontrol = "") Or (prevform = "") Or (Currentform <> prevform) Or (currentcontrol <> precontrol) Then precontrol = currentcontrol prevform = Currentform extime = 0 Else extime = extime + Me.TimerInterval End If exmin = (extime / 1000) / 60 Do While exmin >= IDLEMINUTES extime = 0 IdleTimeDetected exmin Loop End Sub
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