Designing forms and writing VBA code are advanced Access topics, but you can preview the topics covered by later chapters with the following steps:
With the Main Switchboard active, click the Design View button at the extreme left of the toolbar to open the Main Switchboard in Design view (see Figure 2.39). The Toolbox, which you use to add controls (text boxes, buttons, and the like) to forms, appears to the left of the form design window.
Figure 2.39. The Switchboard form in Design view.