Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring start-up options, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…By default, your access database is wide open for development.…This makes it easy for you to design all of the forms,…tables, queries, and reports that are…needed for your custom database application.…However, when it's time to deploy the database…to the end users, you can't be certain that…they'll know what to do with all of those…options, and maybe more importantly, what not to do.…Ideally, you've developed your custom database application…to provide all of the navigation controls to…get to the forms and reports that you want the end user to interact with.…So finding ways to remove as much of the access interface as possible, will help…keep you and your end users away from…the things that they shouldn't be messing with.…
We're first going to take a look at some of…the options that we have, when the database first starts up.…I've got the Kinetico starter database opened up and…I'll take a look at this main menu form here.…If I double click on it, it'll open up here.…This is where I want my users to start.…
- 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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