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OMIS 259 Access Chapter 4

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Form
a database object that is used to add data into or edit data in a table
Form tool
used to create data entry forms for customers, employees, products, and other primary tables
Record source
the table or query that supplies the records for a form or report
Stacked layout form
displays fields in a vertical column, and displays one record at a time
Tavular layout form
displays records horizontally, with lable controls across the top and the data values in rows under the labels
Layout view
used to modify the design of a form
Split form
combines two views of the same record source - one section is displayed in a stacked layout and the other section is displayed in a tabular layout
Splitter bar
divides the form into two halves
Multiple Items form
displays records in a tavular layout similar to a table's Datasheet view
Datasheet form
a replica of a table or query's Datasheet view except that it still retains some of the form properties
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Microsoft's programming language that is built into all of the Office products
Layout control
provides guides to help keep controls aligned horizontally and verically. and give your form a uniform appearance
Office Theme
a defined set of colors, fonts, and graphics that can be applied to a form
Form Header section
diaplays at the top of each form
Detail section
displays the records in the form's record source
Form Footer section
displays at the bottom of the form
Form View
add, edit, and delete data in a form. The layout and design of the form cannot be changed in this view
Design view
perform advanced changes to a form's design
Text box control
displays the data found in a form's record source
Label control
a literal word or a phrase to describe the data
Bound control
a text box that is connected to a field in a table or query
Unbound control
a lable or other decorative design element, and is not connected to a source of data
Calculated control
contains an expression that generates a calculated result when displayed in Form view
Report
a printed document that displays information from a database in a format that provides meaningful information to its readers
Report tool
used to instantly create a tabular report based on the table or query currently selected
Tabular layout report
displays data horizontally across the page in a landscape view
Stacked layout report
displays fields in a vertical column
Report Wizard
asks you questions and then uses your answers to generate a report
Lable Wizard
enables you to easily create mailing labels, name tags, and other specialized tags
Mailing lable
a specialized report that comes preformatted to coordinate with the name brand lables, such as Avery
Report Header section
prints once at the beginning of each report
Page Header section
appears once at the top of each page
Page Footer section
appears once at the bottom of each page
Report Footer section
prints once at the bottom of the report
Group Header section
when activated, will appear just above the Detail section in Design view, with the name of the field you are grouping
Group Footer section
when activated, will appeat just below the Detail section in Design view, but only when you select this option in the Group, Sort, and Total pane
Print Preview
enables you to see exactly what the report will lood like when it is printed
Report view
enables you to see what the printed report will lood like in a continuous page layout