Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling input with option groups, part of Access 2013: Forms and Reports.
- Yes/No data type fields have several ways…that the user can interact with them.…The most common is with a Check Box,…Option Button, or Toggle Button.…We can also group several of these elements together…in what is called an Option Group…to deal with more complex data entry tasks.…We're gonna continue working on the simple form…that captured Product Feedback that we started…in the last movie.…Let's go ahead and right-click on it…and choose Design View.…Now the three controls that I wanna work with…are on the second level of the controls group,…so I'm gonna use the More button here…and take a look at them.…
Here's the Check Box here,…the Option Button is this one here,…and the Toggle Button is this one way over here.…Let's go ahead and add one of each of these to our form.…I'll click on the Check Box…and click down here to add that in.…Next we'll go back up, we'll add our Option Button,…and we'll add one of those.…And once again we'll come up here,…and we'll take the Toggle Button here,…and add one of those.…Now let's go ahead and connect these three objects…
Then the course dives into reports: creating efficient and readable layouts, grouping data into categories, tying reports to queries, and using conditional formatting rules to highlight key takeaways from the data. Finally, Adam demonstrates how to link forms and reports together and print your results, and introduces unique ways to save time filling out paperwork and generating form letters.
- Creating forms with the Form Wizard
- Aligning form controls
- Adding buttons, links, and attachments to forms and reports
- Building database navigation elements
- Grouping and sorting data in reports
- Building reports from queries or wizards
- Calculating fields
- Linking forms and reports
- Printing and exporting reports
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Forms
2. Form Design Basics: Creating an Employee Directory
3. Form and Report Controls
4. Getting around the Database
5. Report Layout
6. Linking Forms and Reports: Creating a Profit Summary
7. Printing and Exporting Reports
Printing reports5m 27s
8. Populating Business Documents
Next steps1m 4s
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