Join Alicia Katz Pollock for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding navigation forms, part of Access 2010 New Features.
The Switchboard has received a welcome replacement, navigation forms.…When creating a database for others to use or if you are using the web…functionality navigation forms create buttons to easily view your forms and reports.…Let's make one.…I'll go to the Create tab, and over here to the Navigation button.…Choose whether you'd like horizontal tabs across the top, vertical tabs down the…left or right. You could even have both.…If you have a lot of buttons you can do a horizontal two-row set.…We are going to go to Vertical Tabs, Left.…
Now, drag and drop your desired forms in the order you want them.…I'll do make Customers Forms and Reports, and then my Salaries Form and Report.…Now, when I click on them it goes from one to the other.…I am going to go ahead and close this Field List so you get the full effect.…Now, I have four buttons but they all kind of look the same.…You have the ability to distinguish them.…I am going to go up to Form Layout Tools and to the Format Ribbon.…First, I am going to start by changing their shapes.…
- Working with Application Parts
- Implementing the Table Tools ribbon
- Using Quick Start and calculated fields
- Designing with Layout View formatting tools
- Taking advantage of enhancements to the Conditional Formatting feature
- Automating with macros
- Working with external data
- Integrating SharePoint publishing
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: My macro isn't running correctly. I followed along with the author and I'm not receiving an error message, but the actions are performed correctly.
A: There are several possible reasons why a macro would malfunction. Make sure that the macro is written correctly. Capitalization and punctuation matters. Also make sure to click in all the same places when recording the macro. With enough practice, building macros will become more routine, and spotting errors will becoming easier.