Doesn't apply to Access 2007
One of the most productive things that you can do to improve your Access development is to add some essential controls to your Toolbars for Form and Report design.
Here is how you add some really useful buttons to your Toolbox toolbar
Step 2 - Select form/report design in the commands Tab. Drag the Align right/top/left/bottom buttons and drop them on your Toolbox toolbar.
Step 3 - Copy the Duplicate control button onto the toolbox
Step 4 - Your Toolbox should look something like this
Step 1 - Select the toolbar customize menu and check the box next to Shortcut menus.
Step 2 - Choose Report - Design View Control
Now copy Font Size from the Form/Report Design menu across to the Design View Control shortcut menu.
|Step 3 - Repeat step 2 until your shortcut menu looks as follows|
Step 4 - Repeat steps 1-3 for the form design shortcut menu.
Step 5 - Add your own favorite design options to the menu's.
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