Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Populating pre-printed documents, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
We have been hearing about the so-called paperless office for quite some time now.…But that promise is yet to become a reality. There's just no getting away from…having to fill in paper documents sometimes.…Luckily, with a little planning and help from Access, we can streamline some of…the process when it comes time to filling in preprinted paper documents and…forms with information from our database.…For this exercise, we'll look at populating information about our employees into…a preformatted government employment form, such as this Form I-9.…The first thing that we need is an image of our preprinted document.…
You can get the image in a number of ways;…you can scan it in using a scanner or export it from a PDF file.…However you do it, for the best printed quality, you should capture image at 300…pixels per inch, and make sure that you are not scaling it.…Next, we need to prep this image to overcome what I consider to be bit of a quirk in Access.…In Access, you can't set page margins to zero, so if we import an image to a…
- 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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