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Is there anyway to change the colours on a tab control?

Posted on 2011-02-11
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Hi all,

Is there anyway to colour all aspects of a tab control?  Access version 2003

Regards

Chris
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by:VTKegan
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I don't think so.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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natively NO..
workaround ? see this link
http://www.datapigtechnologies.com/flashfiles/coloredtabs.html
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Here is a 3rd party active x control that could probably be used in an access application.

I've never used this, but I just went through the demo.

http://www.softelvdm.com/tabsatl.html
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by:smods
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natively NO..
workaround ? see this link
http://www.datapigtechnologies.com/flashfiles/coloredtabs.html

Damn! This looks ideal capricorn1 but I am not using option groups! Is there anyway I can bind a subform with a frame?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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<bind a subform with a frame?> what exactly do you mean?

you can place a subform inside a rectangle box, set the box Back style property to Normal and Format >send to back
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A ha!

Nearly there!  Now I using the work around provided by you.  Is there a way I can insert code prior to the below code to say that if "Cashier" and/or "Order" is not selected to do nothing apart from display a message advising to select a cashier and date first?

Cheers

Chris
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Ignore me! I've resolved that bit!

Cheers

Chris
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