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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Formatting Database Objects Using New AutoFormats

Access has always been a powerful program that you could use to manage your data effectively, but the built-in formats you could use to style your forms and reports didn’t inspire graphic artists to greater heights. Sure, you could change the forms and reports by hand if you wanted to, but it took a fair amount of work, and it wasn’t as easy as applying an existing theme.

I’m happy to say that your wait for attractive built-in AutoFormat themes is over. Access 2007 comes with a series of AutoFormats you can apply to make your forms and reports look the way you want them to. What’s more, if you’re artistically inclined, you can create your own AutoFormats so you only need to make your formatting ...

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