Create a better experience for your Access users. This course covers tips and techniques that can help Access developers transform a boring database into a fast, efficient, and even fun environment. Access expert Adam Wilbert shows how to remove typical Access interface elements for a better start-up experience, as well as how to borrow some tricks from web design to make your database more attractive and interactive. Plus, learn how to clean up a cluttered navigation pane, filter long lists with cascading combo boxes, and build in contextual help and keyboard shortcuts that your power users will thank you for.
- Creating an AutoExec macro
- Working with hidden objects: queries, tables, and more
- Splitting a database into back and front ends
- Creating a dynamic reporting tool
- Helping end users by providing shortcuts and context-sensitive help
- Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
- Packaging and distributing your Access application