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Access 2013 - Scaling / Resizing Forms

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I have an access 2013 database that I use on a large high definition display at home and would like to use on my notebook computer and on a tablet.

I was researching ways to shrink forms and found this product

Shrinker Stretcher - http://www.peterssoftware.com/ss.htm

I'm curious what the experts recommend.

Note that there are some fairly complex forms with multiple subforms and re-adjusting size and configuration is a difficult undertaking.

Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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Thanks for the quick response
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There is another option that is free but of course no guarantees.  It's called Form Resizer and you can download it from CNET or directly from the developer's site.  Here are the links below:
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P.S. I have used Form Resizer in the past and it worked fine for my purposes.

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Perhaps if you leave your question open next time for longer than an hour you may get to see other responses.

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Dale FyeOwner, Dev-Soln LLC
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For complex forms, i've never had a problem with shrinker-stretcher

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Ron

Good suggestion - next time I'll leave it open longer.

Funny when I leave it open I get feedback that I'm not paying attention
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when I leave it open I get feedback that I'm not paying attention
You'd be okay so long as you keep a running dialog with the experts who answer your question.  You can also post a comment that you'd like to keep the question open a little bit more in order to get more answers.  When there are no more responses after a reasonable period, no one would fault you for closing the question.

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The first post is by far the best solution. I have used Peter's SS in a number of applications and it is nothing short of amazing.
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I had forgotten about Resizer, but maybe why is because I remember there being problems with it early on.

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