Buttons can help guide your users from task to task within your database. In this movie, Adam will show you how to add a couple of buttons to the form that was created earlier. The first button will open the check in report directly in Print Preview mode. The second button will close the Landon Hotel database.
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- [Voiceover] Buttons provide an easy method to add…inner activity to your databases,…and can help guide your users from task to task.…I'd like to add a couple of buttons to our…room assignments form, and to do that,…we'll revisit the form in design view.…In order to get there, you can just right click on it,…and choose Design View, from the pop up menu,…or if you open it up, you can use the View button here.…Now that I'm in design view, I'll take a look at…the design contextual tab that just opened up.…The control that I'm looking for,…is the button object, which is this one here,…the rectangle with the four x's in it.…
I'll go ahead and click that, and when I move back down here…you'll notice my cursor has changed to indicate that I'm…going to be adding a button with the next click that I make.…I'll come down into my form, and I'll give it a click,…and that'll start up the Command Button Wizard.…In the button wizard, we have several categories…of different actions that we can perform…with our button clicks.…
If you need a deeper dive into the topics discussed, check out Adam's Access 2016 Essential Training course.
- Loading a premade template database
- Exploring the interface
- Defining data types
- Creating tables
- Defining table relationships
- Editing forms
- Creating queries and reports
- Editing reports in Layout view