Understanding the Access Toolbox
The Access 97 Toolbox is based on the Toolbox created for Microsoft Visual Basic. Essentially, the Access Toolbox is a variation of toolbar. You choose one of the 20 buttons that appear in the Toolbox to add a control, represented by that tool's symbol, to the form. When you create a report, the Toolbox serves the same purpose—although tools that require user input, such as combo boxes, are seldom used in reports.
Three control object categories exist in Access forms and reports:
Bound controls are associated with a field in the data source for the form or subform. The data source can be a table or query. Bound controls display and update values of the data cell in the associated field of the ...