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Chapter 13. Completing Your Database App... > Customizing Toolbars and Menu Bars - Pg. 487

Completing Your Database Application 487 Just the Steps Assign a menu bar, toolbar, or shortcut menu to a form 1. 2. 3. Open the form in Design view, and then click the Properties button on the toolbar. On the Other tab, select the command bar you want to assign to the form in the Menu Bar, Toolbar, or Shortcut Menu Bar property box, as appropriate. If you're assigning a shortcut menu to a form, be sure the Shortcut Menu property is set to Yes. Customizing Toolbars and Menu Bars The ways in which you can customize toolbars and menus in Access isn't limited to creating your own. You can also make modifications to the standard menus and toolbars that come with Access. For example, you can add a button you use frequently or remove a command that you seldom use. You can change the icon that appears on a toolbar button, or edit a button's icon to give it a different look. If you modify a built-in toolbar or menu, you can reset the toolbar or menu bar so that it includes its original commands by clicking the Reset button in the Customize dialog box. In the following steps, we'll take a look at some of the ways in which you can customize a toolbar in Access. The techniques you use to customize menus and commands are similar. Customize a built-in toolbar One change appears in many places Many commands appear on more than one toolbar in Access. For example, you might see the Print button on