Nico Bontenbal has developed MS Access applications for the last 10 years.
Many of these applications use a link to MS Word and MS Excel. When he
bought a Garmin Etrex GPS half a year ago MS MapPoint caught his attention.
Just for fun he tried to link the GPS to MapPoint so he could plan a route
in MapPoint and send it to the GPS, and project the trace log of the GPS on
a MapPoint map. But he found out MapPoint can also be used with the MS
Access applications he develops. For example to plot the locations of
addresses in a database on a map.
Nico works as a contractor under the name XS-Office (www.xsoffice.nl, links
to a site in Dutch). He lives and works (in that order) in Alphen aan den
Rijn, Netherlands (52.1185 4.6560).