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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Changing the Arrangement of a Form

Both automatically generated forms and forms created by a wizard are functional, not fancy. However, it’s fairly easy to customize the layout to suit your needs and preferences. You can add and delete labels, move both labels and text controls around the form, add logos and other graphics, and otherwise improve the layout of the form to make it attractive and easy to use.

While you work with a form’s layout, you should pay attention to the shape of the pointer, which changes to indicate the manner in which you can change the selected item. Because a text box and its label sometimes act as a unit, you have to be aware of the pointer’s shape before making any change. The shape of the pointer indicates the action ...

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