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Shary Fellows      
2 years ago
Using Access 365, selecting a form field and then pasting(CTRL+V) to create a label (as discussed in the Questions From Students video) doesn't seem to work.  Has that option been deleted in Access versions after Access 2010?
Scott Axton            
2 years ago
Shary -
I had to re-watch the video to try and determine how to answer your question.  Nothing in Lesson 6 (above) matches what you are describing.

Can you please make sure you're in the correct lesson #1 and #2 expand on what you are trying to do.

Shary Fellows      
2 years ago
Hi Scott.  Thanks for your efforts to answer my question.  I went back to the Beginner Level 4, Lesson 6 video and picked up the time stamp.  Richard's explanation starts at 4:06, but specifically gets to the 'old school trick' that I was intrigued by at 4:50.  No worries if  you can't find it though. I do understand how to associate the label with the control source.  Just anything that can save a step or two is a winner in my book.
Scott Axton            
2 years ago
So basically two ways or associating the label back to the control.

1 - Click on the error triangle & choose Associate Label with a Control.  Choose the control to associate it to.

2 - Cut the label (CTRL-X) then click on the Control that doesn't have the label and paste (CTRL-V).  Now that label is associated with the control again.  This was the "old school" way you used to have to do it.  Method one didn't used to exist.
Alex Hedley             
2 years ago
'then pasting(CTRL+V) to create a label' this doesn't create a label.
You need to already have a label that you cut then paste onto the control to associate it.
Scott Axton            
2 years ago
Alex Agreed, guess it was apparent to me from the video.  "Cut the label (CTRL-X)..."
Shary Fellows      
2 years ago
Thanks Scott and Alex.  I had actually overlooked the CTRL-X step in the video.  Got it now!
Scott Axton            
2 years ago

Alex - Technically you don't have to create a label first, then cut it, in order to paste it.

I didn't want to confuse the issue, but you can click on any label and press CTRL-C (Copy).  Now click on any control that doesn't have a label (that would normally have a label) and Paste it.  That will both create a label and associate it with the control you clicked to paste it to.
In fact, If you had 5 text boxes for example that you previously removed the label from you could click each one and paste with out copying again.  Click1 paste, Click2 paste, ..., Click5 paste.

Alex Hedley             
2 years ago
Well a label still has to exist' be it cut or copied.

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