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Combo boxes, list boxes, and other controls

Forms with equivalent information in various visual styles

It's easy to customize controls for the look you prefer.

Appearances matter. The look, size, and placement of controls have a big effect on their convenience. By customizing controls, you can make them easy to find, easy to read, easy to understand as logical groups. Users of your database will see what they need to do.

You can also help users to see what they need to notice. Conditional formatting changes the look of a control when its data fulfills a certain condition that you specify. If sales rise above a certain number, displaying the sales figure in a bright new color will alert the warehouse to speed shipments to the stores.

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