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Microsoft Office® Access 2007 Inside Out by John Viescas and Jeff Conrad

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Defining Switchboard Forms

Usually the last forms that you build are the switchboard forms that give the user direct access to the major tasks in your application.

Designing a Switchboard Form from Scratch

Your main switchboard form should be a simple form with a logo, a title, and perhaps as many as eight command buttons. The command buttons can be used to open the forms that you defined in the application. Figure 24-10 shows the main switchboard form for the Conrad Systems Contacts database in Design view.

The main switchboard form for the Conrad Systems Contacts database has command buttons to guide users through the application.

Figure 24-10. The main switchboard form for the Conrad Systems Contacts database has command buttons to guide users through the application.

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