Making Forms More Usable with Controls

In this Access forms tutorial you will learn how to make Access forms more usable with controls while increasing the integrity of your Access database.

Setting form properties

Access 2007 allows you to set several form properties. Form properties are options that are set in Design view on the Property Sheet, like the one shown below. These options control how the form looks, works, and interacts with the rest of the database.

Property SheetProperty Sheet

To set form properties:

Property SheetSetting Field Properties with the Property Sheet

Tip: Use the tabs to find the specific property you want to set. Use the help available to you in the bottom-left corner of the Access window to know what each property setting does.