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Custom Form Backgrounds
By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on Twitter Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   10 months ago

Custom Form Backgrounds - Change Titlebar Color and More!


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In this video I will show you how to create a completely custom look for your forms. Whether you want to design something modern, futuristic, or you're feeling nostalgic for the good old days of Windows XP, you can make your forms look EXACTLY the way you want them with this technique. You can have a custom titlebar, buttons, and more.

Anthony from UK (a Learning Connection member) asks, "Is there a way to change the properties of the form title bar? I would like to left-align the caption, change the font, font color, and perhaps the background color. Can you do this in Access?" (Paraphrased)

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I'll show you how to add click-and-drag functionality our custom forms. You'll learn about the MouseDown and MouseMove events.

Silver Members and up get access to an Extended Cut of this video. Gold Members can download the database template from class plus get access to the Code Vault. If you signed up on YouTube you have to contact me so I can set up your account here on my web site. If you're not a member, Join Today!

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Design Aesthetics: https://599cd.com/Aesthetics
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On Mouse Move Event: https://599cd.com/acd16

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