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Continuous Forms
By Richard Rost   Richard Rost on Twitter Richard Rost on LinkedIn Email Richard Rost   9 months ago

Continuous Forms. Click to Open Specific Product.

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Learn how to create continuous forms in Microsoft Access. Otherwise known as List Forms, these allow you to scroll up and down and view all of the products in a table or query. We will create a continuous form to display a list of our products. I'll also show you how to click on one of the products, and then click on a command button to open up the single form for that specific product.

Wyatt from Anchorage, Alaska (a Gold Member) asks: How can I display all of my products in a list so that that I can scroll up and down through them. I'd also like to be able to click on one to open up that product's form. A total count of products and my total inventory value would also be nice to see, too. Thanks!


I'll show you how to calculate a line total (qty on hand * unit price) in addition to form footer totals for the total value of your inventory and the total number of products on hand.

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Dan Becerra 
5 months ago
Richard, recently I emailed you about a problem getting the wrong totals in my reports are queries. I have a payroll database with dates, names, total check and a breakdown of the Federal and State taxes. I want to calculate the separate taxes either in a footer or in a query. I think I figured out my issue. Some of the tax fields are calculated and I've been trying to get the sum of the calculated fields. The totals are off by a few cents in every calculated total. I'm trying to group the totals by month to add the total taxes paid that month. Read More...
Adam Schwanz
5 months ago
I would guess your problem is your calculated field isnt rounded to 2 decimals. So calculated numbers with the extra decimals are adding up over a penny along the way.
Adam Schwanz
5 months ago
This might help
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Stacy Atchison 
5 months ago
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5 months ago
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