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Mar 17, 2008

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TextBox2 = ""
TextBox3 = ""
TextBox4 = ""
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i have worked in access using vba procedures. i can easily create a form in access that generates a random integer number between 0 and 20 and the user will guess the number between 1 to 20 if the random number is 16 and the user enters 14 the program will display a msg box saying too low or too high. here is the code .

Option Explicit
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