Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
I want to thank you for joining me here in Access and I'd like to leave you with…these parting thoughts.…Form and Report design in Access is one of those areas that really…is interdisciplinary.…And you can pick up helpful ideas on how to structure your content in the most…unexpected of places.…Start paying close attention to the experience you have completing forms on the…Internet or interacting with a screen on an ATM machine.…If you find an unusually well laid out financial report, take a few minutes to…pick it apart and figure out why it really works.…Inspiration on how to create a better interactive experience for your end users…literally is all around you.…
I'd like to recommend a couple of additional lynda.com courses that can help you…build on the core concepts of user interface and would apply to what you've…seen here in Access.…The first is Web Form Design Best Practices.…That course covers the importance of understanding user behavior and form organization.…The second course is Typography for Web Designers, which explores 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. The User Experience
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