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Special Edition Using Access 97, Second Edition by Roger Jennings

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Modifying the Properties of a Form or Control After Testing

The entries you added and edited gave you an opportunity to test your form. Testing a form to ensure that it accomplishes the objectives you have in mind usually takes much longer than creating the form and the query that underlies it. During the testing process, you might notice that the order of the fields isn't what you want, or that records in the subform aren't displayed in an appropriate sequence. The following two sections deal with modifying the properties of the form and subform control.

Changing the Order of Fields for Data Entry

The order in which the editing caret moves from one field to the next is determined by the Tab Order property of each control. The Form Wizard established ...

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