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Can't resize/reposition fields independently

Can't resize/reposition fields independently
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I highlight a table and click Create -> Form. Access creates the form with all fields as desired. When I select Design View and try to resize a field or move a field all the fields are affected. Access won't let me change the field sizes independently.
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A couple of really simple queries regarding resizing and basic buttons

1) I am resizing my fields on a form but when I resize one of the fields the rest of the fields resize as well. How do I only resize one of them?

2) I would like to add a button that lets me search for a record. I have added a button and have used the Find Record Macro builder. I have no clue what to do from there though.

Contiguous Forms

Is there a way to make these resize on their own based on the number of records? Auto Resize is set to yes. Also, it's a subform.

Basically, I just need it to resize on it's own so there's only one scroll bar (it's a tab on a Navigation Form

Move and resize controls independently

By default, when you create a new form by using one of the form tools on the Create tab, or when you add fields to a form while it is open in Layout view, Access 2007 puts text boxes and other controls in guides called layouts. A layout, indicated by an orange grid around the controls, helps you align controls horizontally and vertically to give the form a uniform appearance.

Work with the Help window

Click the Microsoft Office Help button Button image in the upper right or the F1 key on your keyboard to open Help on your computer. The first time you use the Help feature in Microsoft Office programs, the online Help window appears in a default location and size on your screen. You can change the way the Help window is displayed. After that, when you open the Help window, the settings that you made are maintained.
Learn how to: Resize or reposition the Help window and Keep the Help window on top

move fields independently

I'm trying to create a report with several fields.when I create the report, all the fields are smashed together horizontally. as all fields are connected. Is there an easy way to "disconnect" the fields?

DoCmd.MoveSize after DoCmd.PrintOut

I have a form (actually a calendar on a form) that I am printing out, but in order to have it fit on the printout, I have to resize the form, then print out, then I wanted to resize the form to the original size that the user had it.

The code works perfectly up until I try and movesize after I printout. It goes through the code, but the actual window does not resize. If I actually step through the code it will resize. If I remove the printout, it will resizes just fine. I thought that if I added a pause that it would help. That didn't work. It is really strange. Any help here would be great. I have looked everywhere to see if anyone else has encountered it.

Essentially this is the code that I am using.

Private Sub PrintCalendar()

Forms in Microsoft Access

I have created a form in Access 2010 using the Form button (not the Form Wizard) based on a table. I am unable to resize the fields separately as they all resize at once in both Design and Layout views. I am unable to move them around either.

Form Resize

Access2007 .mdb

I have a form that is not a pop-up or modal, single form, form-view only, auto-center=no, auto-resize=no, fir to screen=no. My Access Options has overlapping windows set.

say, the design properties sheet in Access). Which other settings do I need to be able let my users resize the form please?

Resizing Forms

Here's a thing. What I am trying to do is, when I resize a form, I am trying to resize all the controls to fit the resized form. It does look very slick.

Nearly there except for a couple of snags. Anyone seen any code to do this

Make controls stretch, shrink, or move as you resize a form

By default, the controls on a form stay anchored to the upper-left corner of the form, and do not resize when you resize the form. To change this behavior, you can use the Anchoring command. For example, you can configure a text box so that it stretches down and to the right as the form becomes larger. This lets you see more text in the control.