Using the CanGrow and CanShrink properties


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Using the CanGrow and CanShrink properties

When you print a Form there are times when you'll have text in the fields that may get cut off or the box is too big for the text that's in it. There are two Field properties that can come in handy to change the size of a bound control box as needed, Can Grow and Can Shrink. Note that these properties don't affect how the form looks onscreen; it only makes the adjustments on your printouts. Open up the Customers Order Form at the bottom of your Navigation pane. Let's see how this will print, go to the File tab, down to the Print option and click on Print Preview.

See how the Notes field is cut off and our Orders Subform is holding space for orders that don't exist. We can fix both of these problems. Close the Print Preview and switch your view for the Form to the Design View. Open up the Property Sheet, either by pressing this button in the ribbon or F4 on your keyboard, click on the Notes field, make sure you're on the Format tab in the Property Sheet and scroll do...

Using the CanGrow and CanShrink properties
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Using the CanGrow and CanShrink properties 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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