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Hands-On Microsoft Access: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Access Skills by Bob Schneider

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Case Example

The frmMerchandise form includes all the fields in the Merchandise table, which contains data about Nifty Lions products. Combo boxes have been created for the CategoryID and SupplierID fields. In this example, you'll perform various tasks, including adding a subform, to improve the form.

1.
Copy frmMerchandise to the Clipboard. Paste the form in the Forms section of the Database window. Name the form frm[YourInitials]MerchandiseDetails.
2.
Open the form in Design view.
3.
Choose View, Form Header and Footer. Lengthen the header so that its height is 1”.
4.
In the toolbox, click the Label tool. (If the toolbox isn't visible, click the Toolbox button on the toolbar.) Drag the crosshairs to the Form Header and click 2 inches from the ...

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