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

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Creating a Switchboard

When you open some databases, a navigation form appears to help you find common tasks and data sources. This form, called a switchboard, contains controls you can click to view product and order information, print a sales report, open the database window, or even exit Access. If you create a database using a database wizard, the wizard creates a switchboard form for you. If you create a database from scratch, or if you delete the switchboard from a wizard-created database, you can build your own switchboard. In either case, you can edit the switchboard to add, delete, or modify the controls available on the first or subsequent pages.

Create a Switchboard

  1. Click the Database Tools tab.

  2. Click Switchboard Manager.

  3. Click Yes to ...

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