Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating customized shortcut keys, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…Power users of any system love having shortcuts to getting their work done.…The users of your database will be no exception,…and once they've gotten used to the workflows that…you've set up for them, they might appreciate even…faster and more efficient ways to accomplish common tasks.…We can provide multiple ways of accomplishing something in the database…by providing power users with keyboard shortcuts that activate button controls.…This can make navigating around the database even faster.…Let's add a couple of shortcut keys to our main menu here.…To do that, I'll right-click and go into Design View.…Now, in order to add shortcut keys to these…buttons, we need to modify the caption that appears.…
I'm going to click on Add Customer and I want to…make the Alt+C key be the shortcut that enables this particular button.…In order to do that, what I could do is go into the caption,…and right before this c in Customer I'm going to type in an ampersand.…That's Shift+7 on your keyboard.…When I press Enter on that field, you'll notice…
- 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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