How to dissociate Labels from Firelds when autogenerating a form froma table

I am autogenerating a form from a table.  Unfortunately soem of the label names get truncated.  So I want to be able to select all the fields and move then to the right, still keeping an unbroken line on the left, and then do the same with the labels so that the text is not truncated.

Can anyone help


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Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
which version of access ?
axxess 2007 - select all the items then right-click-> layout->remove layout
AndrewMcLaughlinAuthor Commented:
Access 2003
Select all of the labels with your mouse. Press ALT+ENTER to bring up the properties sheet. Enter the value for 'Left' on the format tab to whatever you want the labels to be at. Then do the same for the text boxes.
To disassociate a label from the field: Right click on the label and select Cut, then Paste it again on the form.

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The cut and paste method works too. You may find there's a couple extra steps, though, to re-position the labels to where you wnat them on the form. The biggest difference between these two methods is that, as phh notes, the cut and paste completely disassociates the label from the text box. If you use the method I suggest, the labels remain associated with the text boxes, even as you move them but not the text boxes. Both methods have their place. It just depends on what your particular circumstances are.
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