Setting default appearance for new databases


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Setting default appearance for new databases

If you customize most of your database tables with alternative formatting you can set Access' options so many of these preferences are set by default. Let's start by opening up a new blank database. I'll go to the File tab and down to New. I'll change by Database name to the defaults and press Create. Let's go set Access' options. Go back to the red File tab and then go down to the bottom and choose Options. Go to the third button down for Datasheet.

Here we can set our default Gridlines. Tables by default have both Horizontal and Vertical Gridlines. I am going to go ahead and uncheck Vertical, so that all I have are lines going across. The Default cell effect is Flat, but you could also do a Raised and Sunken. Now be aware that Raised and Sunken will actually do away with the horizontal and vertical lines. Every cell is going to have that effect applied. I'll go ahead and make this Raised. By default, every Table has a 1 inch Column, but if I'd like that to be ...

Setting default appearance for new databases
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Setting default appearance for new databases 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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