Chapter 9. Formatting Forms and Reports


CHAPTER TASK: APPLY FORMATTING OPTIONS TO EXISTING FORMS AND REPORTS

Prerequisites

  • How to use menus, toolbars, dialog boxes, and shortcut keystrokes.

  • How to open and modify forms and reports in Design View.

Forms and reports created with a Microsoft Access Wizard are informative and functionalbut they are rarely well designed. Some of the forms and reports set up by the or are even downright ugly. Don't worrythis chapter will help you fix the design of your forms and reports.

This chapter guides you through the process of creating sharp-looking forms and reports that have colorful fonts, neat-looking borders, even controls with 3-D effects. This chapter explains how to format your forms and reports to make them more visually attractive and easier to read. You will learn how to change the appearance, size, and color of fonts and how to align text inside a control. This chapter also describes how you can add pictures and graphics to your forms and reports.



CustomGuide Inc - Access 2003 Personal Trainer
Access 2003 Personal Trainer (Personal Trainer (OReilly))
ISBN: 0596009372
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 209

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