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

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Setting Control Appearance

Once you add controls to a form or report, you can change the appearance of those controls by displaying the Design tab and using the buttons in the Font group. You can change the color of any control element as well as being able to apply special effects to the controls, changing how they’re drawn on the form or report. You can also use the commands on the ribbon’s Arrange tab to arrange and distribute your controls attractively.

Change Control Colors

  1. Right-click the control you want to format.

  2. Follow either of these steps: ...

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