Creating tabbed form layouts


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Creating tabbed form layouts

If you have a lot of fields on a form, you can organize and consolidate them by putting them on a tabbed layout. Scroll down in your Navigation pane and double-click on Sales Reps and Customers Form to open it up. There is a lot of information on this form from the sales rep's personal information, to their employment history, to their list of company accounts. If we like them to all appear on one screen, so that we can read everything without scrolling, we can add tabs. Right-click on the Sales Rep and Customer Form tab and change this to Design View. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, hold your cursor over the top edge of the Form Footer so you get a double-headed arrow and drag that down about 5 inches to give us some room to work.

Scroll back up, look on your Form Design tools, Design ribbon and find the Tab Control. Click on it. Scroll down below the Customer's subform. Click your cursor and drag a box about this big and let go. Once we are done moving all of our fields, we...

Creating tabbed form layouts
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Creating tabbed form layouts 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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Access
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