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.
- [Voiceover] Buttons provide an easy method…to add interactivity 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 that my cursor is changed…to indicate that I'm going to add 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 will 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.…In the record navigation category,…
If you need a deeper dive into the topics discussed, check out Adam's Office 365: 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