Here's a timesaving tip for new Access users. When designing databases, you don't have to create each new report or form from scratch. Establish a consistent look and feel for your forms and reports, and save time developing those objects, by beginning a form or report template that contains as many of the fields from your table (or tables) as you'll need for data-entry or reporting needs. Establish your own conventions for the font and layout by experimenting with that initial form or report. When you're satisfied with your work, copy that master form or report and rename the new file. Then you can modify the copies, adding or deleting fields, and the basic design and layout will remain same.

Created Date: 04/17/2002  Last Reviewed: 04/17/2002  Rev. Date: