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Change font color in a subform?

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I have a form which contains a subform. The subform gets its data from a query. I want to change the font color of one of the columns in the subform. Does anyone know how I can do this?

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Which version of Access? and change it based on what?

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shanesuebsahakarn earned 200 total points
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Are you using a datasheet subform ? If so, you can't change the font colour of an individual column. You can, however, design a continuous subform that looks like a datasheet and change the font colour of the text box that forms the column.
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by:Dewaana
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I am using Access 97. I allow the users to launch another form when they click on any cell in a specific column. I want to make the text in this column blue so that it appears to them like a link.

As far as being a datasheet subform, I think it is. I dragged and dropped a query into the design view of the form.

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I tried everything and it seems it cannot be done, thanks for the help
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by:paymeister
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Your question and Mr. Suebsahakran's answer helped me with a similar long-term problem. Now I won't get any more gripes from co-workers about "why can't we have the pretty colors we used to have with Excel?"

Appreciatively,

-Tim
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