A form has a lot of its properties, but we take some necessary properties to study in this tutorial. Those properties include Caption, Record Selectors, Navigation Buttons, Scroll Bars, Border Style Moveable, Pop Up and Modal.
- Open the form you would like to set caption in design view.
- Click Design tap--> Property Sheet
- Press F4
- Hold Alt Key + Enter
- Double-click on the left top side of a form as figure below
- Click to display a form as figure below
- Yes: Sets Record Selectors to each record.
- No: Each record has no Record Selector.
- Yes: It displays Navigation Buttons that allows user to move record forward or backward, filter data or search data.
- No: It does not display Navigation Buttons that allow user to move record, filter data or search data.
- Neither: It does not display any scroll bars.
- Horizontal Only: It display only Horizontal bar that lets user scroll to left and right.
- Vertical Only: It shows only Vertical bar that lets user scroll up and down.
- Both: It illustrates both Horizontal and Vertical bars.
- None: A form does not have a border. Form caption and control box is hidden and the form's dimension cannot resize.
- Thin: A form has a thin border and its dimension cannot resize.
- Sizable: A form has a border and its dimension can resize.
- Dialog: It has a border and its function is the same thin style form border.
- Yes: It allows you can move your form to any where on database window .
- No: It does not allow you to move your form.
- Yes: It allows a form can pop up on database window.
- No: A form cannot pop up on database window.
- If you view a form that you set Modal is Yes and Pop up is Yes, you can view only this form.
-In opposite, If you view a form that you set Modal is No and Pop up is Yes, you can view other forms.
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