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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Access 2002 in 21 Days by Craig Eddy, Paul Cassel, Jon Price

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Chapter 10. Improving Your Forms

In a typical Access database project, users interact with forms more than any other object. In fact, there are many Access databases in use where the users see nothing but forms on screen and reports from the printer.

Happy users are the key ingredient to a successful application. One way to make users happy is to make the objects they interact with, forms for the most part, comfortable to use and attractive to view.

Today You Will Learn

You’ve seen some of the elements available to you to dress up your forms, give them added function, or both. This lesson goes into details I somewhat glossed over earlier. Today you will learn:

  • How to change colors in forms

  • How to use a picture for a form background

  • How to include a ...

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