Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Automating the workflow with macros, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth.
Before we wrap up this course, I thought it will be helpful to outline a…couple of the macros that you can build that will help you connect your forms to your reports.…As we have seen in several places throughout Access, sometimes the wizards only…present you with the most common options.…To get access to all the available options, you will need to dig into the designers.…The same applies to the button wizard.…The actions available in the button wizard only give you a few basic options, to…move beyond that, we need to construct macros ourselves.…So let's add some of these reports that we have created in the last two…chapters, to the Main Menu that we created earlier in the course.…
I will right click on the Main Menu and switch into Design View.…We will go up to that Button command and we will add a button to our form.…I will click here to add it and I'm going to go to Report Operations.…The first one I want to do is Mail Report.…I will go ahead and say Next.…The report I want to mail is that Orders By State, I will go ahead and click Next.…
- 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. Printing, Tweaking, and Automating
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