Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the form property sheet, part of Access 2016 Essential Training.
- Everything in Access has properties.…Way back when we created our first table fields,…we saw that every field had properties…like field length, caption, indexed, or required.…Forms and the objects that we'll place onto our Forms…also have properties, as well.…In Forms, however, there are so many properties…that we can modify and explore,…that they're organized into a tabbed listing…called the Property Sheet.…Let's Create a new Form in Design View…by going to the Create tab, and then in the Forms group,…we'll press Form Design.…Then, I'm going to go onto the Design tab of the Ribbon,…and over here on the right,…you'll see a button called Property Sheet.…
When you click on that, you get a new window over here…on the far right that's called Property Sheet,…and right now, we're looking…at the properties of the entire Form.…We can use this drop-down list here to select other objects…that are currently on our Form.…In this case, we just started it,…so we only have two different things,…the entire Form here, and the Detail section,…
The course also shows you how to build queries and action queries, create and design forms, use macros, integrate Access with the rest of the Office 2016 suite, and maintain your databases over time.
- Creating a new database
- Creating tables and new data types
- Importing and entering data
- Setting up relationships and primary keys
- Adding validation rules
- Sorting and filtering table data
- Building queries
- Designing forms
- Creating reports
- Attaching macros to buttons and tables
- Working with Excel and Outlook data
- Maintaining an Access database
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Creating Tables
3. Setting Field Properties
4. Organizing Records
5. Using Queries
6. Working with Specialty Queries
7. Creating Forms
8. Designing Forms
9. Creating Reports
10. Working with Macros
11. Integrating Access with Office Suite
12. Maintaining the Database
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