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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Where Form 8815 Navigation

Instructions and Help about Where Form 8815 Navigation

Hello everyone and welcome to Programming in Access 2013: The Advanced Course. My name is Steve Bishop and in today's video, we're going to be talking about adding navigation controls. Navigation controls, on their surface, look very similar to tab controls, but as we'll see, there are some important differences between them. Let's go ahead and take a look at our database. Here is our Form 1, where we put together those tab controls. Now, we're going to follow the same look for our navigation control. We'll put three buttons across the top, and we'll display different forms and data below each tab based on what the user selects. To create the navigation control, click on "Create" and go to "Form Design." Click on the "Navigation Control" button under the Design tab. Draw the size of the control as big as you want it. You'll see that there's an extra space below the navigation control. This is because the navigation control is comprised of three different components: the navigation control itself, the navigation buttons, and the navigation subform. To add the navigation buttons, let's click on the "Navigation Control" and click in the upper left-hand corner of where you want it to start. The navigation control will automatically populate with the default size. The extra space below the navigation control is for the navigation subform. Now, let's add the navigation buttons. We'll name them "Active Orders," "Inventory to Reorder," and "Customer Orders." Resize the buttons to fit the text by hovering over the handles and using the double arrow to make them wider. You can also double-click on the buttons to automatically resize them. Let's rename the buttons: "Nav Button Active Orders," "Nav Button Inventory to Reorder," and "Nav Button Customer Orders." Let's also name the navigation control "Nav Orders." Now, let's go to the Active...