Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining the form in Layout view, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
The Form Wizard gave us a good head-start on setting up a couple of forms that…will allow us to select a product and get a listing of all the orders that…included that product.…Now we need to polish up the layout a little using the tools available to us…in the Layout View.…In the last movie we created this Product Selection form.…I'll go ahead and double-click on it and you will see that I could scroll…through the records to select different products in our company and I can choose…the Order By Product button to see a listing of all of the orders that included…that particular product.…Now we can clean up the design of these two forms by using the Layout View.…First let's take a look at some of the things we might want to change.…
In this form when we go to Product Selections first of all I want to change…the background color to better align with the Two Trees Olive Oil Company's color scheme.…Second, I want to get rid of the box around this label here.…I also want to change the styling of this button.…
- 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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