Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Modifying the form through its properties, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
The Format tab on the Ribbon gives you a quick place to change some of the most…common settings for your form elements, such as color, font, and size. But those…options are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the vast number of…properties that each element possesses.…To see the full list, we will have to dive into the Property Sheet.…I have got my Employee Directory form open form the last movie.…We are going to go ahead and change our view back to Design view here.…We will go ahead and get rid of the Field List window by clicking the x here, and…I am going to turn on the Property Sheet.…The Property Sheet has lots of different ways you can get to it.…First you can find it in the Design tab of the Ribbon, under the Property Sheet…button here, and I can press the shortcut key Alt+Enter or another shortcut key. F4…and that one is actually my favorite one.…
The other way you can do it is just double-click on an object.…For instance, if I double-click on my LastName here, it will open up the…
- 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. Printing, Tweaking, and Automating
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