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

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Adding and Deleting Form Controls

After you open a form in Design view, you can add or remove text boxes, option buttons, and images from the form. You can also modify a control’s properties to change the control’s appearance or to define where the control gets its data. Deleting unnecessary fields makes more room for the remaining fields and helps to control unwanted data entry. For example, if you find that your tables contain a field that some of your co-workers aren’t supposed to fill in, such as a customer’s credit limit, you can create a form that includes every table field and then delete the credit limit field.

Add a Control with a Wizard

  1. Open a form in Design view.

  2. If necessary, click the Design contextual tab.

  3. If necessary, click the ...

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