Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a kiosk experience, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…In the last few movies, we've taken several steps to lock down our database…and give the end user as clean and clutter free a workspace as possible.…We can take this trend to the extreme by…creating a workspace that fully takes over the user's screen.…I like to think of this as kind of a kiosk…experience, where the database becomes the sole focus of the entire computer.…And the end user is restricted to just the tasks that you've given them.…Now granted, the real world use case of a system like…the one we're about to build might be a little limited.…But I think it's a fun exercise to see the wide variety of interfaces that…can be developed when you begin to…get creative with the tools in Microsoft Access.…
What I want to do is create a background form that'll launch and fill the…entire screen and provide a backdrop to the…rest of my form elements for this database.…Now, I've gone ahead and opened up the database file…by holding down the Shift key to bypass the startup options.…Now I'll go to the Create tab, and we'll start the form in Design view.…
- 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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