Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the form, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…The first step in creating our reporting tool is to build the form.…Here the end user will input the parameters…that they are interested in reviewing on the report.…Before we get started, let's take a look at our data tables to see where the…data's coming from that's going to populate the…drop down lists that will be on our form.…First I'm going to open up the States table.…In the States table, we have a column for DivisionName.…Let me go ahead and sort these alphabetically.…We can see that each state is assigned…to a specific division within the United States.…We have divisions like East North Central, and the Mid-Atlantic states,…or the Mountain states, or the New England states, and so on.…
For our drop down list, we're going to use these…division names from the States table to populate the selections.…Let's go ahead and see where our years are going to come from.…I'm going to close the States table, and I don't need to save any changes.…And for the years, we're interesting in when their products were ordered.…
- Creating a kiosk experience
- Hiding the ribbon
- Creating cascading combo boxes
- Working with hidden objects
- Creating a separate back end
- Building a dynamic reporting tool
- Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
- Distributing your application
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating a Start-up Experience
2. Creating Cascading Combo Boxes
3. Working with Hidden Objects
4. Working with Split Databases
Creating a back end3m 44s
5. Creating a Dynamic Reporting Tool
6. Aiding the End User
7. Writing Custom Functions in Visual Basic
8. Distributing Your Application
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