Turning the Navigation pane into a switchboard


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Turning the Navigation pane into a switchboard

When you're designing your database for others to use you'll want to guide them from where to go and what to do. You can transform the navigation pane to turn your database into a customize switchboard by changing the names and even hiding things that you don't want anyone else to use. In this example I'll transform this list, so instead of being based on the database objects it will focus on the tasks done by the users. I'll reorganize this pane into groups specific to job functions. Tables and forms use by the customer service department will be grouped together as will forms and queries used by order fulfillment and the sales reps.

I'll start by right-clicking on the navigation pane at the top. Mine says All Access Objects, yours maybe different depending on your file. I'll choose Navigation Options. A window will open, click on Custom and then on the Rename Item down at the bottom I'll call this Two Trees the name of my company and I'll hit Enter. N...

Turning the Navigation pane into a switchboard
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Turning the Navigation pane into a switchboard 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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