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Video: Improve the appearance of your Access forms and reports with Office Themes
Video Create professional and appealing looking forms and reports for your Microsoft Access applications with Office Themes.
Access 2010
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Article See how you can make the Quick Access Toolbar the way you want it.
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
Automatically start an Office program when you turn on your computer
Article Use Windows to autostart one or more Office programs when you start your computer.
Access 2013, Excel 2013...
Display comparative data visually with data bars
Article When you need to tell the story of your data at a glance , use data bars . You can apply da ta bars to numeric fields t o visually contrast data among ...
Access 2010
Use the custom toolbars and startup settings from earlier versions of Access
Article Show All Hide All If you created custom toolbars and menu bars in earlier versions of Microsoft Office Access, this article describes how those settings would b...
Access 2010
Set name AutoCorrect options
Article Name AutoCorrect helps keep your database from breaking when the database design is changed. Name AutoCorrect can: Detect when changing the name of a database o...
Access 2010
Customize default settings for your databases
Article You can customize various settings for your Microsoft Access 2010 databases from the Client Settings category of options. The settings that you make from this c...
Access 2010
Customize design settings for objects in your database
Article The Object Designers category has setting options that can be used to modify the design of Microsoft Access 2010 objects. You can set design options for table, ...
Access 2010
Format the date and time field in Access
Article When you use the Date/Time data type in Microsoft Access, you can keep the default formats, apply a predefined format, or create a custom format.
Access 2010
Why am I seeing a green ball on the ribbon?
Article You see a green ball in the ribbon if you scale the window for your Microsoft Office program so that the ribbon is made smaller and you did not add an icon to t...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
What is the Add-Ins tab on the ribbon used for?
Article The Add-Ins tab is for the commands that were available as an add-in in Mi crosoft Office 2007 and earlier. You cannot add, remove, or change the order of the c...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
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 2010
Format ... in Access
Article The word "format" can refer to a variety of Access features and tasks. This article provides links to articles and videos about format, based on what you're try...
Access 2010, Access 2007
Bypass startup options when you open a database
Article If you used a setting to specify what happens when you open a Microsoft Access 2010 database, you can bypass those settings to regain full access to your data...
Access 2010
Set the default format options for datasheets
Article Set all datasheets in your Microsoft Access 2010 databases to display with specified format options.
Access 2010
Set user options for current database from a centralized location
Article To customize several user settings such as, how object windows display, to enable keyboard shortcuts, and to enable automatic correction options for a Microsof...
Access 2010
Turn action query confirmation messages on or off
Article By default, Access prompts you to confirm that you want to run an action query. You can turn these confirmation messages off if you prefer not to be prompted. I...
Access 2010, Access 2007
Select settings for how data is displayed and stored in your database
Article You can set general options for all future Access databases by selecting options from the General category in the Access Options dialog box. For example, g...
Access 2010
Select settings for how data is displayed and stored in your database
Article You can set general options for all future Access databases by selecting options from the General category in the Access Options dialog box.
Access 2013
Customize design settings for objects in your database
Article You can set design options for table, form, report, and query designs from this centralized Access Options location.
Access 2013
Set name AutoCorrect options
Article Avoid having your database break everytime there is a design changes by using the Name AutoCorrect feature. The Name AutoCorrect can detect and automatically co...
Access 2013
Customize data formats in Access
Article Custom formats can be useful when you want the data displayed in a specific way.
Access 2013
Customize default settings for your databases
Article You can customize key behaviors for your Microsoft Access databases, such as printing options, from the Client Settings category under Options.
Access 2013
Create a field to store dates and times
Article Store and format dates and times using a Date/Time field. Use input masks and display formats to make the field easier to use.
Access 2013
Set the default format options for datasheets
Article Set all datasheets in your Access database to display with specified formatting.
Access 2013
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