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

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Applying AutoFormats

Rather than define the format of every object in your forms and reports, you can apply one of the AutoFormats installed with Access. AutoFormats let you do more than just apply an existing format, however; you can choose which elements of an AutoFormat to apply, create new AutoFormats to match the formatting of an existing form or report, or modify an existing AutoFormat.

Select an AutoFormat

  1. Open the form or report you want to format in Design view.

  2. Click the Arrange tab.

  3. Click AutoFormat.

  4. Click the AutoFormat you want to apply. ...

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