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Access 2016: Forms and Reports

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Learn how to use Access forms and reports to control and organize the display of your data, create data entry points and menus for your users, and publish reports.


  • Welcome
  • Use the exercise files
  • Add exercise files to a trusted location
  • Challenges explained
1. Introduction to Forms
  • The benefit of well designed forms
  • Design for the end user
  • Get to know the H+ Sport database
  • Create a form with the form wizard
  • Refine the form design in Layout view
2. Form Design Basics: Creating an Employee Directory
  • Organize the form design
  • Format objects and the Format Painter
  • Object alignment
  • Anchor controls
  • Modify form properties
  • Combine text boxes
  • Add a form header
  • Challenge: Exploring form properties
  • Solution: Exploring form properties
3. Form and Report Controls
  • Label control
  • Lines and rectangles
  • Organize screen space with tabs
  • Button controls
  • Link to external content
  • Select data with a combo box
  • Control input with option groups
  • Attach external documents
  • Add images to a form
  • Embed a subform control
  • Display a chart
  • Link form controls
  • Set the default properties for objects
  • Edit the Tab Stop sequence
4. Getting Around the Database
  • Create a main menu
  • Refine button macros
  • Create a data entry form
  • Finalize the customer form
  • Challenge: Navigate the database
  • Solution: Navigate the database
5. Report Layout
  • Organize records with group and sort
  • Understanding report structure
  • Build a report with the wizard
  • Build a report from a query
  • Format the report in Design view
  • Apply conditional formatting rules
  • Create calculation fields
  • Add a report header
  • Segment data into groups
  • Challenge: Create an employee report
  • Solution: Create an employee report
6. Linking Forms and Reports: Creating a Profit Summary
  • Build the query
  • Create the report structure
  • Add data to the report
  • Connect the form
  • Connect the query
  • Add line numbers to the report
  • Launch the Main Menu form at startup
7. Printing and Exporting Reports
  • Examine the Print Preview tab
  • Automate the workflow with macros
8. Populating Business Documents
  • Prepare the scanned template
  • Select a single record from the database
  • Construct the I-9 report
  • Create a form letter
  • Next steps

Taught by

Adam Wilbert


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