Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Linking controls, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
Now that we've seen all of the controls that we have at our disposal when creating…forms and reports, let's bring this full circle and piece a couple of them…together to control the chart that we created in the last movie.…Let's take a look at that chart here.…I've got it saved as OrdersChart here as a form.…If I double click on it, it will open the chart area, and again, you might have…to refresh the screen in order to get the chart to draw.…I'll click the refresh button and there's the chart.…We can see that we have data from January 05 to July 2010.…The data for this chart is coming from this query here called qry_OrderDates.…
I'll double-click on this query here to see the data.…I've got 2200 records that are being pushed into the chart.…Let's go ahead and close both of these.…Now what I'd like to do is create a form that allows my end users to type in…the date range that they are interested in, instead of viewing the entire date range.…We can do that by going to Create tab and Form Design. That'll give us a blank…
- 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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