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Chapter 15. Designing Custom Multitable Forms > Optimizing the Form's Design

Optimizing the Form's Design

The preceding sections of this chapter have shown you how to use Toolbox controls without regard to positioning the controls to optimize data-entry operations. In this section, you add more controls from the qryHRActions query's field list to the main form's Detail section and the Company Info page of the tab control. You place new controls for adding or editing fields of the HRActions table on the main form, and relocate the controls you added earlier into a logical data-entry sequence. The Company Info page of the tab control displays reference data from the Employees table. Multi-page tab controls are especially effective for displaying data that's related to the entries you make on the main form.

To add and rearrange the forms controls to optimize data entry, follow these steps (look ahead to Figure 15.48 for control placement and formatting):


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