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Business Solutions Microsoft® Office Access 2007 Forms, Reports, and Queries by Paul McFedries

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4. Designing Forms for Business Use

IN THIS CHAPTER

Using Forms in a Business Context

Ten Design Guidelines for Business Forms

Organizing Controls on the Form

Enhancing Form Text

Applying Fancier Form Formatting

From Here

You’ve seen so far that designing a basic form is not hard, whether you use a default form layout, the Form Wizard, or the Design view. And certainly if you’re the only person who will use the form, a quick-and-dirty job might be all that you need or have time to build.

However, if other people are going to use the form, quick-and-dirty almost certainly won’t be good enough. You need to take a bit of extra time to build certain design elements into the form that make it easy to use, attractive, familiar, and, above all, conducive ...

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