I am creating a data base of the applicants for part time jobs in my café.I have created a form as a simpler way of entering the details, and would like to print out blank copies of this Form.So that it may be filled in by the applicants.I cant work out how to print blank forms. 3 would fit nicely to a page and could then be cut apart with my guillotine.
Probably not the tidiest way... but what I do...Make a copy of the formGo to design viewReplace all the field boxes with an unbound text box.Print the blank.HTHChris
I'm getting lazy in my old age.I was hoping that someone would be able to point out a magic button. I've tried all the print options that I can see, but it seems odd that one can't.Alternatively, I can create the whole Form in Publisher, but it seems a bit wet so I'm going for the impossible option first.
I wouldn't call my option impossible!To make a copy, go to the reports tab and right click the original form. Select CopyClick on a blank area, right click, Paste. Give the form a meaningful name.Open that form in Design View.In turn, open each of the text box field (not label) properties with a double click, and empty the box that says Source. The field will become unbound when you close the properties.Switch to print preview to check.Print as many as you need.HTHChris
I had taken your idea on board and will use it if Access does not have a more direct solution.MS seems to have so many bells and whistles and then you find that such a simple thing is not immediately available.
Also sorry - been filling my face!In the minds of the M$ whizz kids - they don't see the need for blank forms (I've used them so often as well) - so they don't seem to bother.And that means fudges like I have to use.Good luck with your database.Chris
but didn't really like the look.So I just banged an Application Form in Publisher, with the questions in the same position as the entry form.Thanks for your time Chris
Sorry, been stuffing my face...You're welcome!At least you gave it a try and found a solution you liked!Chris
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