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ms access fitting forms to screens

I am looking for a good source of information on how to design MS Access forms to display correctly on a a variety of computer monitors that are different sizes and resolutions.  Particularly challenging are split forms.
Wayne Markel
Wayne Markel
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)PresidentCommented:
Just to add a bit to Rey's comment;   generally you design for a base size as a common denominator and then let the user scale up from there.

There is code floating around to shrink/expand forms, but by the time all is said and done, ShrinkerStrecher is worth the money as it will cost you far more than that to develop something (there's a lot more to form adjustment then one would think).

It also has a free trail, so give it a shot and see what you think.

I have code here to check for a given minimum resolution at app startup, as well as code to set resolution and moe the main window around if you need that.

Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
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Also not that with the possible mix of wide screen vs. standard monitors, ...this is more of a challenge...
Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
Don't forget that many users hate full-screen applications.

Wayne MarkelOwnerAuthor Commented:
ShrinkerStretcher works on some of my forms but not all.

I believe my final solution will be to scale all the forms down to the lowest common denominator of monitors.

thanks for all the help,

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