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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Moving Fields

The most common change of a form is to move a field around. You might want to move several fields down so you can insert a new field, or you might want to just rearrange how the fields appear. From Form Design view, follow these steps:

  1. Click a field's name to select it. Selection handles appear around it (see Figure 14.1). You can select several fields by holding down Shift as you click each one.

  2. Position the mouse pointer so the pointer becomes a hand (see Figure 14.1). If you're moving more than one field, you can position the mouse pointer on any of the selected fields.

    Figure 14.1. To move a field, first select it. Then drag it when the mouse pointer is a hand.

  3. Click and hold down the left mouse button as you drag the field ...

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