Selecting multiple form and report controls


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Selecting multiple form and report controls

When you are designing a form or report, you will frequently need to make the same formatting or location change to several labels or databoxes, which Access calls controls. Instead of making the same change to each control over and over and over again, you can select multiple objects and apply the change to all of them at the same time. I have my Customers Order From open and I am going to change it to Layout view. When I click on any of the labels or the bound controls, we get an orange box around them. If I want to select more than one at a time, I can hold down my Shift Key and click and they will both get the orange boxes around them.

I can add as many as I want to the group by continuing to hold down Shift. If I click on anything that's not a control, all my selections go away. Another way of selecting groups of controls can be found when I am in the design view. I will drop this box down and change to Design. This takes us to the structure of the form or report. A technique I u...

Selecting multiple form and report controls
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Selecting multiple form and report controls provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Access 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Access
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