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Bypass startup options when you open a database
Article Show All Hide All If you used the Access Options dialog box, created an AutoExec macro, or created an Open event procedure (event procedure: A procedure that is...
Access 2007
Create a custom field template for the Field Templates pane
Article Sometimes it is easier to choose from a predefined list of fields than to manually create a field. You can use the Field Templates pane to choose from a list o...
Access 2007
Add a custom title or icon to a database
Article Customizing your Microsoft Office Access database with a meaningful title or icon can help make it easier for users to identify the database. What do you want t...
Access 2007
Show or hide the Message Bar
Article The Message Bar displays security alerts, workflow tasks, server document information, and policy messages. In such cases, the Message Bar appears by default to...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the default folder for storing databases
Article When you create a new database, Microsoft Office Access automatically saves the database to the default folder on your computer's hard disk. You can either sel...
Access 2007
Customize the Ribbon
Article Show All Hide All The Ribbon — the strip across the top of the program window that contains groups of commands — is a component of the new Microsoft Office Flue...
Access 2007
Move the Quick Access Toolbar
Article The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar containing a set of commands that are independent of the tab that is currently displayed. The Quick Access To...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Show or hide the Navigation Pane
Article By default, the Navigation Pane appears when you open a database in Microsoft Office Access 2007 , even if the database was created in an earlier version of Ac...
Access 2007
Create custom menus and shortcut menus by using macros
Article You can use Access macros to create custom shortcut menus that appear when you right-click forms, reports, or individual controls. You can also create custom me...
Access 2007
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Article The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands that are independent of the tab that is currently displayed. You can move the...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the program that starts when you open a file
Article Many types of files are registered in Windows Vista and Windows XP to be opened by a particular program. For example, Notepad typically starts when you open a t...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program or file
Article Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program When the Microsoft Office programs are installed, you have the choice to create a desktop shortcut for the indiv...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the appearance of Office programs
Article The appearance of the Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, in the 2007 Microsoft Office system follows the Office color scheme a...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Show or hide ScreenTips
Article ScreenTips are small windows that display descriptive text when you rest the pointer on a command or control. Enhanced ScreenTips are larger windows that displa...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Minimize the Ribbon
Article The Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task. Com...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Customize data formats in Access
Article Custom formats can be useful when you want the data displayed in a specific way.
Access 2013
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