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Unformatted text preview: lendar Control Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo Record navigation 49 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo Field List Box Main Form Wizard Form Wizard Form Design View Design View Switch to design or display view Select a table or or query Select/transfer fields Toolbox to add controls Right click to open form properties Right click to open control properties BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 50 51 BUSI 335 Properties to control objects Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 52 Basic Properties of Forms Basic Properties of Forms Data Source Properties Source Properties Category Properties Data Integrity Captions, Scroll Bars, Record Selectors, Navigation Buttons, Pictures, Colors, Tab Order Other Control Source = CustomerID column Allow Edits, Allow Additions, Allow Deletion, Data Entry, Record Locks Format Record Source = Customer table Record Source (Table/Query), Filters, Order By (Sort) Pop-up Menus, Menu Bar, Help Form properties BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 53 BUSI 335 For discussions … discussions Control properties Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 54 GUI Bloopers Bloopers • Mistakes that software developers • What are the differences between MS are the differences between MS frequently make when designing GUI. Access form and Web form? • Source: GUI Bloopers by Jeff Johnson. GUI Bloopers by Jeff Johnson. • Check out http://www.gui-bloopers.com/more_bloopers.htm BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 55 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 56 Examples of GUI Bloopers Examples of GUI Bloopers • • • • • Examples of GUI Bloopers (cont’d) of GUI Bloopers (cont Confusing checkboxes and radio buttons • Using the text fields for read-only data te data • Overusing text fields • Layout that doesn’t reflect usual or natural th Using a checkbox for a non-ON/OFF setting Using tabs as radio buttons order of settings Too many tabs • Misusing group boxes • Poor label placement • TTY GUIs Buttons that trigger on “mouse down” BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 57 Summary • Concepts of user iinterface design of user nterface design • Physical means of input • Action languages of user’s requests • Graphical user interface (GUI) • User interface design guidelines • Forms and Reports • Form layouts, properties and controls BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 59 BUSI 335 Copyright © 2009-10 Y.M. Cheung, William Tan, and Carson Woo 58...
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