Creating option groups


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Creating option groups

When your user has specific choices of information that they can enter into a field, one way of making it easy is to give them a series of option buttons to push, like you would on a web page. When you choose one, it eliminates the other choices. This technique is called creating an Option Group. Scroll down in the navigation pane to the Forms and open up the Sales Reps and Customers Form. This form is missing the selection for the representative gender, male or female, so we need to add it in. We will create radio buttons to choose between one or the other.

Switch over to the Layout View. Now, the trick with an Option Group is that the button is not actually available in the Layout View. If I look at my control choices, an Option Group isn't one of them, but if I switch over to Design View, I have some additional choices. This is because many of these cannot be used within the Layout Views grid. I'll go ahead and choose Option Group. And when I bring my curser down to the form, I g...

Creating option groups
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Creating option groups provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Access 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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