Access User Groups: Europe (AEU) - Meeting 28: June 2024 - Info / Files

AEU Meeting Date 5 June 2024 starting at 18:00 UK Time (UTC+1)                            Page Last Updated 26 Mar 2024

Meeting Details:

This Access Europe meeting will be on Wednesday 5 June 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6 PM UTC+1) and finishing at about 19:30 (7.30 PM)

The start time is equivalent to 19:00 (7 PM) in Central Europe and 10 AM in Seattle / PST

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Topic outline:

In this session, Colin Riddington (MVP) will be demonstrating be demonstrating how to make the Import/Export Data Task Specifications more useful.

If time permits, Colin will also be discussing another utility to obtain extended properties for selected files in a folder and its subfolders.


Colin has been an Access developer for over 25 years with many years teaching in secondary schools.
He is the owner of Mendip Data Systems and is based in the U.K.

Colin Riddington
Colin was awarded MVP status for M365 Apps & Services (Access) in 2022 and again in 2023.

He is co-president of the Access Europe user group and has been a presenter at various Access online groups including Access DevCon, Denver Area AUG, UKAUG and the Lunchtime/Easter/Pacific and Espana chapters of

He also part of a team of current and former MVPs contributing as both author and editor to the AccessForever website run by Karl Donaubauer (MVP).

Colin is active on many forums with the username Isladogs.

His Isladogs on Access website includes many Access articles, example apps, sample code and security challenges, together with commercial applications for businesses, schools and developers. He also has his own YouTube channel.

His focus is on extending the boundaries of what can be achieved using Access.


To follow soon after the event


The video of this session will be edited and uploaded to YouTube a few days after the meeting.
This article will be updated with a link to the video when that happens

Colin Riddington           Mendip Data Systems                 Last Updated 26 Mar 2024

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