Understanding navigation forms


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Understanding navigation forms

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 Ribbo...

Understanding navigation forms
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Understanding navigation forms provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Access 2010 New Features

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Business
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