Understanding the Navigation pane

The Navigation pane is a window that is located permanently on the left side of the screen that displays a list of all the objects, grouped together by type, in your desktop database, as shown in Figure 9-38. (You worked with the Navigation pane when you designed web apps earlier in this book.) Any open objects appear to the right of the Navigation pane. This means that you still have easy access to the other objects in your database without having to shuffle open objects around the screen or continually minimize and restore object windows. If the list of objects in a particular group is quite extensive, Access provides a scroll bar in each section so that you can access each object. When you work with the Navigation ...

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