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1 1 All Powder Board and Ski Microsoft Access Workbook Chapter 8: Applications Jerry Post Copyright © 2007

2 2 Application Elements Startup form Integrated forms and reports Help files Custom toolbar

3 3 Template Form Logo TitleClose button Messages

4 4 Customer Form with Template

5 5 Action Create a blank form in Design View. Add a logo and sample title. Add a button to close the form. Add a label that can be used to display messages to the user. Set the message labels Visible property to No. Apply the template form to the Customer form and save it as CustomerD.

6 6 Creating a Switchboard Form Start in design view Add command buttons Open forms or reports

7 7 Action Create a blank form in Design view Set the properties to remove the scroll bars and navigation buttons Add command buttons to open other forms (Form Operations/Open Form) and reports Use colors and graphics to make the form appealing Run the form and test all buttons

8 8 Creating Toolbars and Menus Create a new toolbar

9 9 Toolbars and Menus Drag commands onto the toolbar

10 10 Action Choose View/Toolbars/Customize On the Toolbars tab create a new toolbar Click the Commands tab Drag the main form icon onto the toolbar Add a Customers menu option and drag the customer forms and reports onto it Add the Help icon Test the toolbar

11 11 HTML Help Form Help File AllPowder.chm HTML Topic Properties: Help File: AllPowder.chm Help Context ID: 1 1 Topic A 2 Topic B 3 Topic C 4 Topic D 5 Topic E 6 Topic F compile

12 12 HTML Help Files All Powder Board and Ski Shop Introduction to the All Powder Board and Ski Shop All Powder Board and Ski Shop sells and rents snowboards and skis for all levels of riders and skiers. The Board and Ski Shop Customers Sales