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Chapter 5. Exploring Forms and Controls > How to Control a Control

How to Control a Control

So far, you have experienced a taste of the power that’s incorporated into the form. Obviously, there is much more. But before you proceed any further, there are some important control properties that need to be clearly understood. Let’s first look at list and combo box properties.

The Name Property

It is easy for beginners to confuse the Control Source property with the Name property, especially because they often have the same name. The Name property is only the name by which you reference the control. This provides a way for an unbound control, with no control source, to be referenced. There is no link whatsoever with the underlying data using this property.


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