Grid on a Form
I am a retired Visual FoxPro programmer. I have been asked to create a membership application using MSAccess. I would like to replicate a form which I found very useful in VFP. It consists of a grid containing name and address of a member with detail fields below. The user scrolls through the list of names and addresses to identify an individual then clicks on their record. The detail fields are then populated with data held on that individual. I cannot find how to do it in the books I have read, they all seem to concentrate on the master/detail scenario. I would be grateful for any help, even if it is only 'can't be done'.
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We are changing an official form from excel to access. The old form had a grid with 14 rows X 3 columns. Access reports do not need to "print" a grid at all but we want to keep the OLD LOOK.
How can I fiddle with the access report to make a permanent grid with 14 rows in which only a few of them have data?
does anyone know how you can adjust the position of a form when it loads?
I assumed it could be done using the 'grid x' and 'grid y' property however no matter what value I input the form always opens up in the same place.
Maybe I have a contradicting property selected somewhere which is preventing the grid reference property from taking effect
In the form design view,I click at the design tab, the grid line section was disabled.
How can I enable it so that I can remove the grid from my form design view ?
Access 2007: On a form, in design mode, the background grid dot spacing is too large. How do I change it to a smaller dot pattern?
I have a report based on a Crosstab query. Both the Query and the Report work just fine. They have 2 row headers on the left side of the table and a variable number of PivotField headers.
I've been asked to have the Report's table in a grid when printed. Normally I would just use line segments to draw this grid. BUT, the number of PivotFields varies from Report to Report, so I'm having difficulty getting the grid to work. My supervisor wants the grid to end with the LAST COLUMN. I'd like to know:
a) What is the best way to compute how many Pivotfields a Query will have?
b) How should I approach the drawing of the grid?
I'm not experienced enough at coding to know how to handle this properly.
I am struggling with a slight form delay. When it opens on the OnOpen event, I am populating a grid. This takes about 3 to 5 seconds but, the it also takes the form the same time to open. What I need to do is get the form to open then populate the grid.
Can I make the form open first then populate?
I have a split form in an Access 2007 database where the data grid shows the records from a query. The user can filter any combination of fields from the the drop down headers. I have a command button above the data grid that opens a report with the same query as its record source. I'm trying to figure out how to pass the filtered data to the report so it will show only those records that the user is seeing in the data grid of the split form.
Let us say I have 9 text boxes on a form ( grid of 3 x 3).
Can I assign say textbox3 to 3 different groups
Row as the 1st group to which it belongs ,
Column as the 2nd group to which it belongs ,
The entire grid as the third group to which it belongs
to allow based on value of text box 3,
operations to be performed
the entire row group
the entire column group
the entire grid.
Hope have put across my query properly
development and I need to work on a issue.
We have a form with product details and a subform in the form of a grid where we need to enter some cash values. The sub-form has 3 columns in the grid.
I want that when a new product record is shown the subform is shown with 30 rows with the first column having values 1-30 and the corresponding columns blank which can be edited later.
Attached is a screenshot of what my form looks like
Working with the data grid: When you have a large quantity of data to input, the data grid is not a bad way to go. You normally won't use this technique for day-to-day operations - we will create forms for that - but it is useful at startup.