Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Attaching images, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
In the last movie, we talked about the Bound Object control and the…Attachment control for working with files that were directly attached to…fields within a data table.…Now, I don't want to make it sound like I'm recommending you don't work with…images at all within your database.…The tasteful application of selected images within your forms and reports can…add some much needed personality and make it fun for your end users to work…with your database.…I do want to take a look at the Image control and how that can add to your forms.…I'm going to right click on our Controls form and say Design View.…
The Image control is this one here, the one with the mountain and the little sun icon.…I'll click on Image and click once to add an image down to my form.…That opens up this Insert Picture window, Chapter 3, and I am going to choose…this Ojai 500x300 image.…Go ahead and say OK and Access adds that image onto my form.…Now, there're a couple of other ways you can add images to your forms.…For instance, we've seen this Logo button previously.…
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Forms
2. Form Design Basics: Creating a Directory
3. Form and Report Controls
4. Getting around the Database
5. Report Layout
6. The User Experience
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