Making Forms Attractive

Get Access form design tips and Access form design ideas you can use to make Access forms more attractive in this free lesson.

Working with titles

One of the easiest things to change on the form is the title, which appears in the form header with the icon or logo.

To change the form title:

Note: The title does not affect the name of the form, and vice versa.

Changing text on the form

Access, like all Microsoft Office 2007 products, allows you to change the font style, text size, text color, and alignment. It also lets you apply bold, italics, or underline to the text. All of this is done from the Ribbon, as seen in the diagram below.

Text FormatsText Formatting Commands

To modify text:

Additional text formatting options are available in the Font group. The above list includes the most common text modifications.