Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting conditionally , part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
When skimming a long report, it can be pretty easy to skip right over some very…significant numbers.…By utilizing the Conditional Formatting rules within your reports you can make…sure that the values that warrant a second look get noticed.…We'll continue building on the Lifetime Spend Report from the last session.…I am going to go ahead and open that here.…Now let's say I wanted to highlight some values from my spending report.…I want to highlight all the values that are below $20.…We can do that with conditional formatting by changing our View to Design View…and selecting the Lifetime Sales field here, and choosing Conditional Formatting…in the Font section of the Design tab. I'll choose Conditional.…
Now in Condition I can do Field Value Is, instead of between, I'll change it to…less than, and I'll say 20.…If the Lifetime Sales is less than $20 then it'll format it by whatever values…I've set here. I'm going to change this font to red and say OK.…Let's go ahead and check out this change in Print Preview mode, and if I…
- Designing for the end user
- Organizing form elements
- Formatting a form
- Adding headers
- Linking to external content
- Entering and selecting data
- Adding charts
- Creating a main menu
- Creating a customer form
- Understanding report structure
- Building reports from wizards and queries
- Printing reports
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Forms
2. Form Design Basics: Creating a Directory
3. Form and Report Controls
4. Getting around the Database
5. Report Layout
6. The User Experience
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