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Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth

with Adam Wilbert

Video: Welcome

Shows how to manage data entry and reporting tasks using Access 2010.
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  1. 1m 27s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 15m 54s
    1. Introducing forms
      2m 41s
    2. Designing for the end user
    3. Exploring the database
      1m 50s
    4. Creating a form with the Form Wizard
      6m 43s
    5. Refining the form in Layout view
      3m 55s
  3. 24m 33s
    1. Organizing the form elements
      7m 14s
    2. Formatting
      4m 48s
    3. Modifying the form through its properties
      6m 56s
    4. Adding a header and some polish
      5m 35s
  4. 1h 2m
    1. Introducing form controls
      3m 48s
    2. Using lines and rectangles
      2m 48s
    3. Organizing screen space with tabs
      4m 47s
    4. Adding buttons
      5m 3s
    5. Linking to external content
      4m 15s
    6. Entering and selecting data
      5m 8s
    7. Controlling input with option groups
      6m 0s
    8. Attaching documents
      6m 49s
    9. Attaching images
      5m 9s
    10. Understanding the subform control
      4m 13s
    11. Adding charts
      7m 9s
    12. Linking controls
      7m 41s
  5. 21m 43s
    1. Creating the main menu
      8m 49s
    2. Adding a splash screen with startup options
      5m 35s
    3. Creating a customer form
      7m 19s
  6. 45m 20s
    1. Grouping and sorting data
      4m 36s
    2. Understanding report structure
      6m 12s
    3. Building reports from wizards
      5m 0s
    4. Building reports from queries
      6m 34s
    5. Formatting conditionally
      6m 59s
    6. Calculating fields
      4m 35s
    7. Adding the finishing touches
      4m 49s
    8. Populating pre-printed documents
      6m 35s
  7. 15m 8s
    1. Printing reports
      3m 6s
    2. Tweaking the design
      7m 10s
    3. Automating the workflow with macros
      4m 52s
  8. 58s
    1. Next steps

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Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth
Video duration: 0s 3h 7m Intermediate


Discover how to manage data entry and reporting tasks more efficiently using Access 2010. Author Adam Wilbert presents lessons on designing forms, organizing and displaying data with form controls, creating flexible queries, and building a form-based navigation system. The course also shows how to build reports from wizards and queries, highlight important data with conditional formatting, and automate reporting processes with macros.

Topics include:
  • Designing for the end user
  • Organizing form elements
  • Formatting a form
  • Adding headers
  • Linking to external content
  • Entering and selecting data
  • Adding charts
  • Creating a main menu
  • Creating a customer form
  • Understanding report structure
  • Building reports from wizards and queries
  • Printing reports
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Hello! I'm Adam Wilbert and I'd like to welcome you to Access 2010 Forms and Reports in Depth. In this course, we're going to explore the inner workings of two highly configurable objects inside an Access database. With forms, I'll show you how to create easy-to-use data entry points that interface with your data tables. We'll work with controls and layout and design views as well as explore Access's extensive property sheets where we can fine-tune their behavior, appearance, and interactivity. Reports use many of the same tools and techniques as forms and they're great for preparing data for the printed page.

With reports we'll look at grouping data into categories while leveraging header and footer sections to organize your report structure and make them easy to read. We'll build reports from scratch that are tied to query record sources for increased flexibility and we'll hook them all back into a form-based navigation system to help end-users move around your database and accomplish tasks without having to note anything about its inner structure. So, thank you for joining me. Now let's dig into Access 2010 Forms and Reports in Depth.

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