Access Developer 41
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This course is still in production, but you can enroll now to watch the first four lessons which involve form anchoring and zooming levels.
In Lesson 1, we're going to begin by learning about anchoring, which is a technique that allows you to resize the controls, like the text boxes, on your form. People with different screen sizes can stretch the form and have bigger text boxes. You can also anchor buttons. They can stay in the bottom right corner, for example. As the form gets bigger, those buttons move.
In Lesson 2, we're going to learn how to actually zoom in and out of forms by making the controls, the forms themselves, and the fonts larger and smaller.
In Lesson 3, we're going to make FormZoom a public level function so we can call it from any form in the database. We'll set maximum and minimum zoom level so the user can't zoom in too far or out too far.
In Lesson 4, we're going to deal with different sections on the form, like the form header form footer. Those have to grow and shrink too. We'll deal with subforms. Not only do you have to grow and shrink the subform control, but you have to handle all of the objects inside that control, which is another form, which means we have to learn recursion, which is having to have the zoom function call itself. That's pretty cool. Then we'll learn the activate event, which I did cover briefly back in Access Advanced Level 1.
We're not finished yet. More to come in Lesson 5...
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