- Page Setup
- A dialog in MS Access which has tabs for managing the printing:
Page, Margins. For a report the dialog also has a tab for Columns
- Page Header/Footer
- In a form or report, the page header prints at the top of
every page, except at the beginning of a report, where it prints
below the Report Header. The page footer prints at the bottom of
- A basic graphics program that comes with Windows.
- A parameter is a measurement or value that something else
depends on. For example, the volume of a box depends on the
parameters length, height, and depth. When the value of
any of the parameters changes, the volume changes.
- A query that asks for your input to set criteria before the
query runs. You make the query ask by entering text between
square brackets into the criteria row of the query design grid.
When the query runs, a message box shows the criteria text and a
text box for you to enter a value.
- A form or report which contains a subform or subreport, which
is called a Child.
- Paste Errors
- A table that is automatically created for data that failed to
- List of nested directories/folders that lead to a particular
Example: E:\Docs\Computer Classes-RSCC\mylist.txt
where the drive is E which has a folder named Docs which contains
a folder named Computer Classes-RSCC which contains a file named
- A window or dialog which appears on top of all other open
windows. Popup ads are a notorious mis-use of this useful feature.
- primary key
- A field which contains a value which is unique for each record
in a table in a database.
- A dialog with which you can manage the actual printing
process: choose a printer, access printer options, choose which
pages to print, choose how many copies to print
- Print Preview
- A view that shows how the table, form, or report will look
- propagating nulls
- If nulls are propagated, then whenever a part of a calculated value is Null, the whole
expressions is Null.
Example: Using + to concatenate values... [MyScore]:"The
score is "+[Score] will be Null whenever the field
Score is null, even though there is fixed text included. On the
other hand, using the & in the calculation, like [MyScore]:"The
score is "&[Score], will show the fixed text portion
without a score, like "The score is ", when the field value is
- Properties dialog
- A dialog which lists the properties of the selected object - a
whole form or report, a section, a control. The dialog contains
several tabs, including an All tab which shows all available
properties. Different objects have different properties.
- An aspect of an object that you can change in its Property
Example: A control has properties like Name, Source, Height,
Width, Back Color, Border Color, and many more.
- A typical example or basis for constructing new instances.
- Label Wizard: an example label with placeholders for
the parts of an address. It does not show any particular address.
- Publish It with Word
- A tool for exporting data to a Word document.