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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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Creating a Default Template for New Databases

Access 2007 introduced a new feature that allows you to create your own default database template for use with all new blank databases. Rather than set options for each new database after you create it, you can set your preferred options only one time and have those settings apply to each new database. To accomplish this, you first need to open a new blank database from the Backstage view. Click the File tab on the Backstage view and then click the Blank Database command on the New tab to display the Blank Database task pane on the right, as shown in Figure 4-40.

The Blank Database task pane appears on the right when you click the Blank Database command.

Figure 4-40. The Blank Database task pane ...

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