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Chapter 7. Designing Basic Forms > Form Sections - Pg. 236

Designing Basic Forms 236 Forms can also have a Page Header and a Page Footer section. These sections are used only when you print a form--information you include in a page header or page footer doesn't appear when you open a form in Form view. Page footers and headers contain information for each page of a form. You could include page numbers in one of these sections if you were printing a form (although you usually use reports to present information that you want to print). Another use of the page header section is to display column headings or titles you want to appear at the top of every printed page. To view these sections, as well as to view or hide the Form Header and Form Footer sections, click Page Header/Footer (or Form Header/Footer) on the View menu in the Form Design window. You can't add a form or page header without also adding its corresponding footer. However, notice in Figure 7-2, that the Form Footer section is empty. If you want only a header or a footer section, you can hide the section you don't want by setting its Visible property to False or by setting its Height property to 0, which is the case in the CampaignInformation form. Keep in mind that if you use the Page Header/Footer or Form Header/Footer commands to hide these sections, any controls or labels you've added to these sections are deleted. In the following steps, we'll add an image and a title to the Form Header section of the Tasks form. Add an image and a label to the Form Footer section 1. 2. In the Database window, select the Tasks form, and then click Design on the Database window toolbar. If the Properties dialog box isn't open, right-click the section bar for the Form Header section, and then click Properties. You'll see the Properties dialog box for the section, as shown here: