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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 30. Access Settings to Change

In this chapter

  • Changing the way you open Access objects

  • Controlling how Access moves the cursor when you enter data

  • Setting default fonts and colors

  • Configuring miscellaneous Access options

Like other Office applications, Access offers many options you can set to control the way the program looks and functions. There are not as many options available in Access as in some of the other Office applications, but the ones that are available control a wide range of features.

This chapter examines the settings you are most likely to want to change and how to use them.

Enabling Single-Clicking to Open Tables and Other Items

The Database window is a single point of access (pun intended) to all the objects in a database. You ...

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