Access - Building forms

Identify the role of forms and reports in the database. Create, manage and change forms style, change the location, Size and Appearance of controls with Access!
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Course outline

Duration : 1 day

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AudienceAny data base user or manager


Windows - User or equivalent

Following training: Access - Data structuring and normalization


  • Identify the role of forms in the database.
  • Identify the role of forms and reports in the database

Teaching method

Presentations - Demonstrations - Guided and Individual Exercises


Chapter 1 - Creating Forms

  • Using the form creation wizard
  • Creating a blank form
  • Accessing the form's operating modes
  • Manipulating form sections
  • Changing the way records are displayed
  • Setting the tab order
  • Changing the appearance of a form window
  • Displaying history in memo fields

Chapter 2 - Changing the Location, Size and Appearance of controls

  • Manipulating controls
  • Manipulating the organization of controls in creation mode (Tabular, Stacked)
  • Identifying types of controls
  • Adding a control
  • Modifying the organization parameters of Tabular controls
  • Controlling access to dependent controls in a form
  • Modifying the value of a control
  • Modifying the value of a control's property

Chapter 3 - Managing Form Styles and Templates

  • Creating a template
  • Using, creating, and modifying automatic layouts with themes
  • Reproducing the layout
  • Using conditional formatting
  • Adding images to continuous forms
  • Using margins and verticality in a control
  • Using tooltips
  • Controlling access to dependent controls in a form

Chapter 4 - Creating Nested and Independent Forms

  • Using forms based on a multi-table query
  • Using the sub form
  • Modifying the sub form
  • Creating Pivot Tables

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