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This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).
Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
When you click on a tab control in Design view of a form, you do not see the control handles (boxes around the control) that enable you to change the size of the control or to delete the control.
This article demonstrates how to select pages on the tab control, and how to select the entire tab control in Design view of a form.
CAUTION: If you follow the steps in this example, you modify the sample database Northwind.mdb. You may want to back up the Northwind.mdb file and follow these steps on a copy of the database.
The following steps demonstrate how to select different portions of a tab control. Each page on a tab control, as well as the control itself, has a different set of properties that you can customize.
For more information about designing forms, click Microsoft Access Help on the Help menu, type designing forms in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
For more information about tab control, click Microsoft Access Help on the Help menu, type tab control in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.