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MS Access: Create a switchboard in Access 2007

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Question: In Access 2007, how do I create a switchboard that allows me to navigate through my Access database?

Answer: To create a switchboard, select the Database Tools tab in the toolbar at the top of the screen. Then click on the Switchboard Manager button in the Database Tools group.

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Click on the Yes button.

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When the Switchboard Manager window appears, click on the Edit button.

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Next, you will need to add buttons to the switchboard. To do this, click on the New button.

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Enter the text that will appear next to the button. Select the command. In this example, we've set up a switchboard item to open the form called frmSuppliers. Click on the OK button.

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Now, when you open your Access database, the switchboard should open automatically and display any buttons that you've configured.

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