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Solved: Changing Text Colour in An Access Sub Form

Q: Solved: Changing Text Colour in An Access Sub Form

I am using Access 2003 and would like to be able to change the text colour of one field in a sub form according to the content of another field. Does anyone know of any code that would allow me to do this?

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A: Solved: Changing Text Colour in An Access Sub Form

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Hi, does anybody know how to adjust text size, colour etc. in dropdown menus.
Cheers xpvista (actually it's John but surpisingly that user name was already taken)

A:Changing text size and colour in menus

Hi John,

Here's a great tutorial for editing your default Windows fonts. Enjoy!


Windows Outreach Team

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I was wondering if it was possible to change the colour of the text under desktop icons from the default white to something else.

I have some cool NASCAR-related wallpapers from my drivers' sites, but if I try to use them, the writing becomes hard to see because the white of the text for the icons doesn't stand out at all.

Is it possible to make the shortcut text a different colour besides white? If so, how do I go about doing that?


A:Changing colour of desktop shortcut text?

See if the following helps:

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I have a form that the user enters in the month and year.
text box 1 - month
text box 2 - year

I then run queries grabbing MTD - YTD data. I use these against an invoice date and have the field look like this - Month: Month([InvoiceDate]) with criteria [Forms]![Form1]![month].

The same concept for year.

This works great for for current year data but when I use it for prior year I have issues. I can use these and have the year be criteria [Forms]![Form1]![Year]-1..... works like a charm.

But when I try to grab Prior Year YTD data - so jan - april 2011 I use the same year criteria

and I use the month criteria of <=[Forms]![Form1]![month]

And it returns back also 10,11,12 months.

I tried changing the Form textbox to Standard with no decimals but it still brings those back. How do I get it to on grab 1,2,3 months and not grab 10,11,12?

A:Solved: Access use Form Text Box to grab month for query

Did you try using a quarter (i.e. Quarter: DatePart("q",[EnterYourDateFieldHere])?

Access automatically recognizes 1,2,3 months then.

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I have been able to get a combo box to control and enter in data into 1 text box, but I need it to do the same with 2 more text boxes.

This is what I have to control my first text box.

Private Sub List25_AfterUpdate()
Me!Text67 = Me!List25.Column(1)
End Sub

The next boxes need to be controlled the same way on update, but there is criteria they need to look at to determine if the data should be seen in the next 2 text boxes.

Column 5's data is either going to be a "B" or "M" - I only want this to show if it's a "B" and then that makes the next tex box (Column 4)appear also if it's a "B"

Please forgive me I am very new to this and I am just trying to write a pretty simple database.
Let me know if I am missing any information.

A:Solved: Access Form Combo box that controls several text boxes

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I am running Windows XP Pro, with Access 2007. I had Access generated a form for me that is grouped on a field called Location. The problem is that the control isn't long enough to display the entire location name. If I try to change the width of the control, it changes all of the other controls also and fouls up the formatting. Is there some way to increase the width of a control on a report without all of the other controls changing at the same time? The location control is on a line by itself. Thanks.

A:Solved: Changing width of control in Access generated form

I think in Access 2007 you have to "Ungroup" the controls, unlike earlier versions which defaulted to them being ungrouped.
Look at Form Design Tools>Arrange>Control Layout>Ungroup

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I am creating a golf club database as part of my studies, I had a few issues previously which were resolved on here, thanks.

But now I have another drama, I have an update query "Category_Update" which updates information into a table "tblWinners". There are 6 possible entries. M - J, M - A, M - S, F - J, F - A, F - S, where M is male, F is female, J is junior, A is adult and S being senior.

I have a macro which deletes the current entries in the "tblWinners" table and a form which uses text boxes to update the table using the query. Prior to adding the macro, if an entry matching the data I try to input is present (e.g. Gender:M and Category: A already in the table) it will attempt to run the query, but fail because "Gender" and "Category" are primary keys in the "tblWinners" table. But if the data I input does not match an existing entry the query will fail, not even attempting (as in 'You are about to append 0 row(s).' as opposed to 'You are about to append 1 row(s).' and then failing due the the primary key issue.

Previously in my study i read that you need an entry to append to, but with the deletion macro there is nothing to append to and so it fails.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:Solved: Access 2010 Update Query from text box parameters in a form

Normally Append Queries append to empty Tables without any problems.
So it would appear that you are not meeting the criteria that the Table needs to do the append with, does the query run on it's own when you run it manually.

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Hi all. I am sure this is a fairly basic question which shows a lack of understanding of how Access works, so if its stupid, I apologize in advance...

I used the form builder to create a new input form for data. There is one selection for "Manager", which defaults to a text box that you can navigate with the arrows on the bottom of the sub-form, which has the manager id (primary key), the date, and the return associated with it. It works as intended, but the text box won't work long term.

I expect to have a decent number of managers, so I'd like to make that a drop down box so the user can select it, not have to scroll through one by one. I changed it to a combo box, and specified the query to populate the box. When I select a different manager than the default, I get an error which says, "The changes you requested to the table were not successful because they would create duplicate values in the index, primary key, or relationship. Change the data in the field or fields that contain duplicate data, remove the index, or redefine the index to permit duplicate entries and try again."

I think its trying to create a new manager with the selected name from the combo box, but it won't allow duplicates (which it shouldn't). What am I missing conceptually here?

A:Solved: Access Forms - Changing Text Box to Drop Down

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I'm still working on that event.

Here's a variation on the Judging category problem.

I have another report to run with two different categories: Equestrian and Other which now appear in the reports as 2 and 3 respectively. It would be much more useful to the people having to stage these entrants as "Eqtn" and "Othr" (space limitations)

I am wondering if I can use a variation on the expression I used to change the "0"s in the judging categories to "NOT Judged"

That expression was: IIf([judging category] = 0, "not judged", [judging category])

I am wondering if I used something like IIf([Class] = 2, "Eqtn", [Class] = 3, "Othr"])

Would this work?


A:Solved: Access 2010 New Changing number into two different Text.

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Hi All,

I am working on a special event that happens every year. I have the entrants for this event in a 2010 Access database table.
Some of the entrants are judged and some are not. Those that aren't judged get a "0" entered in there "judging category" field.

In previous years, my boss would take the information from the tables and dump them into Excel. She would then manually change the "0" into the text "Not Judged" and then make an Excel report to give to the judges.

She was so impressed with my other Access reports that she wants to skip the Excel dump and have me make an Access report for the judges, However, she still wants the non-judged entrants to show up on the reports we give the judges as "Not Judged". I have books that tell me how to write all kinds of numerical expressions, but none that tell me how to convert a number to a text message.

Please, if someone knows how to do this, let me know the steps, and if you do it in the query or in the report based on that query.

Thanks in advance,

A:Solved: 2010 Access help changing a number into text

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I am creating a report that lists entrant cancellations for an annual event. The cancellations field is currently a Yes/No checkbox called "Cancelled". I would like the report I generate to actually say "CANCELLED" as opposed to "Yes" . Would the Expression for this be:

IIf([Cancelled] = Yes, "CANCELLED", [Cancelled])

or would it be different because the cancellation field is a Yes/No checkbox?



A:Solved: Access 2010 Changing Yes/No Check box to text in Report

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I am using Access 2000. I have a text box linked to a VBA query. I am wanting to start typing the name of the city and if any of it matches the criteria, I would like to have the city inserted into the text box.


type in "m" and it would bring the name of the first city that starts with an "m".

"MI" might bring in say miami.

Thanks in advance

A:Text box on Access form

You can accomplish the same thing with a combo box, just have the source link back to a field in one of your tables.

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I need to add a text box to an existing MS Access form. All the existing controls are bound to the existing couple of tables. The reason I need to add this text box is to get pk from one of the table to do my further processing.
I tried using DLookup() function in the text box but its not working out very well. It stays with one of the values from the bound field, its not moving with the nav buttons. Hope who ever reads this will understand.
Any one gets the answer can call me also its a little bit critical for me.
732 991 5161

A:MS Access Bound text box in a existing form

Never post your phone number or email address on the internet, not too smart.

Have you tried using a sub-form for what you are trying to do.

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Hi all,

I have a form that contains 4 text boxes. Each of these text boxes are used to search for countries in 4 different tables and are pushed into a query to help show me the desired content. My four tables are document, name, language, and origin. And there are always two field, student ID and Countries. In these four tables students can have multiple records so a student name might show up as Canadian and French.

I am hoping that the text box searches could be independent and overwrite each other when necessary. Currently if I set one text box to search a country within my Document table, that result will hinder further searches in my name Table.

I want to be able to pull results for everything I'm asking for. Such as looking for students that has a French name but also have Canadian documents regardless of their name.

On top of this I am hoping to be able to search multiple things within a text box at once. Such as looking for students with French and Japanese names and at the same time looking for students with Chinese and Canadian documents.

I've been researching for days now and I still do not have a solution. Is this possible?

I'm a bit of a newbie with access so forgive me if anything is not clear.

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I'm not sure how one runs searches 'at the same time'. The best of us can only run and process one query at a time?

I'm thinking if the 4 tables were joined to Name (show all records from Name table and) on StudentID any search on name should return all records available.

Tip: in the query (of the joined tables) the criteria for name should be
"*" & [forms.formname!StudentName] & "*"
this will allow just typing a few letters of the name to return records.

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I recently did a fresh install of xp pro sp3 and when running Internet explorer 8, the background on all websites are white and the text colour is blue. Other than that all looks like it use to. I haven?t changed any settings or so and I have no clue what could cause this. I haven?t tried to reinstall IE8 yet. Anyone have other suggestions?

A:[SOLVED] Text and background colour not right in IE8

I'm not sure if this is the solution but did you install the drivers for your graphics or did you just rely on XP's native drivers?

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I hope I can clearly explain this problem.

I've built a query that has one a criteria line that looks like this:


The query runs exactly as it should and filters the value in cbMyOtherComboBox parameter if the word "Regional" is in the noted in cbMyComboBox, or does not filter on anything if the word "Regional" does not appear in the cbMyComboBox.

I've built a report based on this query. In the report I've placed a chart, also based on the same query and created a master-child link on one of the fields so that the chart will loop through the data for each grouping within the field and chart the data.

This all worked great and smooth, until I added the filter to the query that callls the combobox value in the form. While, like I said, the query runs smooth, the report does not. Actually, the report runs fine in report view, but it breaks in print preview (or printing to PDF) and states the following error message:

The Microsoft Office Access database engine does not recognize [Forms]![frmMyForm]![cbMyOtherComboBox] as a valid field name or expression.

Any thoughts on why this won't work with print view (but it does with report view) and how I can fix this?

A:Access 2007 report doesn't recognize form text box

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I have currently a form that uses a tab control. The tabs are on top of the form. Some of the pages are too high for the screen, so one must scroll. Is there an easy way to put the tabs on the left of the form instead of on top? Or is there a possibility to "freeze" the tabs so that the tabs continue to be visible when scrolling the page? I've been searching the WWW for an answer, but couldn't find the solution (if there's any).

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On one of my pc's selected text appears on a dark background colour which is hardly visible on dark backgrounds or templates
So it's in that case almost impossible to see what you have selected.
Normally this colour should be lightblue.

Since this selected background colour seems to be a general setting of Windows 7, is there a way to change this into it's original state?

As you can see the selected area is darkgreen

A:Solved: Selected text background colour

Right-click your desktop > Personalize > Window Color > Advanced appearance settings >
On the Window Color and Appearance dialog, select "Selected Items" from the Items drop-down list.
Select a color from the Color drop-down.

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thanks for taking a look at this thread, any help will be greatly appreciated by a complete Noob.

I've been given a LOT of help by members of this Forum (especially OBP) with a DB I'm making as a first look at any type of IT product, and I'm very grateful, so thank you all.

Recently, I was advised to take a look at the "Tabbed" style of "MainForm" instead of the "Switchboard" style I originally used. I must say, I really like the tabbed style much more than the switchboard but I've hit one hurdle that I can't seem to overcome.

In the Switchboard style, I was able to set a form to load in either DATA ENTRY = YES or DATA ENTRY = NO mode depending on which sub-switchboard the user selected. For example, I had a ENTER NEW sub-switchboard that all forms would open in DATA ENTRY = YES mode & I had another EDIT EXISTING sub-switchboard that all forms would open in DATA ENTRY = NO mode.

However, with the new tabbed style, I cannot set the form load type for separate tabbs, it will only accept the LAST type as the GLOBAL type. Example, on the ENTER NEW tab, I set the form to load as DATA ENTRY = YES & sets the form to open in DATA ENTRY = YES on both tabs, then I go to the EDIT EXISTING tab & set the same form to DATA ENTRY = NO & it sets the form to open in both tabs in DATA ENTRY = NO mode.

So, my question is:
Can I set the same form to load differently on different tabs on the same MainForm?
If so, w... Read more

A:Solved: MS Access - Tabbed MainForm - How to make a form open a form in multiple mode

I would just copy the Subform, so you have version 1 for data entry with the Data Entry set to "Yes" and version 2 set to "No".
The only thing you need to do then is to Requery the Editing form each time you make an entry in the data entry form.
Although I prefer to just have an Edit form with a "New Record" button for the data entry.

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My multi item form isn't letting me add new records, only update and delete current ones.

My guess it that this is because the form is based on a multi-table query. That's fine, I can make a new form specifically for adding new records, but I'd like to be able to salvage this form if possible. Is there any way to either force this form to accept new records in the bottom row, or is there any way to get rid of the "add record" bottom row completely so it's not misleading users into thinking they can add records here?

Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Access 2007 - multi item form (continuous form) trouble adding records

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Hi , how do I change ther colour of the highlighted text box under my desktop icons ? Ive tried a few things but cant seem to find the right option.

A:Solved: Changing Desktop icon highlight colour

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My printer (Dell A940 All in One) is possessed.

It is printing huge blue bars over all colour images and text. Here's a picture.

Is there something broken with the printer or does the cartridge need to be replaced?

A:Solved: Printer printing blue bars over ALL colour images/text

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Hi folks,

Does anyone know how to change the purple default colour for a used hyperlink in Excel 2003?
I have managed to use Format/Style/Modify option to take off the underline and set my font size but would like the actual text not to change clour from blue to purple.

A:Solved: Changing visited hyperlink colour in Excel 2003

Make sure you have a hyperlink and a followed hyperlink in the sheet

Format > Style and in the name dropdown choose hyperlink / followed hyperlink and > modify. You should be able to change the colour

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I am currently using Word 2003 and have created a template. Within the template are text fields. My current issue is that if I make a change to formatting in one of the text fields, it replicates to all of the text fields. To give an example in the screen shot if I enter text then change the formatting under Point 1 (Project Statement) that change remains with that text field. If I go down to the next form field, and before entering any text, make formatting changes, that replicates to all of the form fields below. Similarly if text is entered first, then a formatting change made i.e. bullet point, that then seems to replicate through to the rest of the text fields. Can someone please explain as to why this is happening? thanks.

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Hey guys,
I have a client who has Macros code/text showing up on all her custom forms. The forms display fine on other Office Installations, but on her pc they show wierd code in the header / footer / fields ..
I've repaired / debugged the installation without success. Here is some of the type of txt showing up in a simple fax template form ::
header >> EMBED WPDraw30.Drawing
each field >> [MACROBUTTON]
footer >> { EMBED MSPhotoEd.3 }
any help is greatly appreciated !
thanks !
David S.

A:Solved: Word 2007 form errors / macros text

sorry guys, I think I just resolved the issue ...

[ Advanced > show field codes instead of their values >
Cheers !

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I've developed a database in Access 2010 and am using the Navigation Form for users to access the different forms and it's working very well. The problem is we still have some workers who are on Windows XP boxes with Office 2007 and the Navigation Form won't work for them. I've been asked to develop an Access 2007 Switchboard which will mimic the Navigation form so there is some continuity between them and so that once all the systems have been upgraded the users willbe familiar with the interface. I easily designed a form with the look or the Navigation Form but haven't been able to figure out how to handle opening the different subforms on the one main form. Is it possible to place an Unbound Frame on the form and with a click of a button open a subform in the Frame or have a button just open a subform? How would that be coded?

Thanks for your assistance

A:Solved: Access 2007 Switchboard & Access 2010 Navigation Form

I am a bit confused because Subforms normally open when a mainform opens.
I am not familiar with the Access 2010 navigation form so I am not sure what you are trying to do.

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I have the following data:

Each of the cells is formatted as a date, and is a value.
What I would like to do (and what could be done under Lotus) is to record a macro that puts the ' in front of 1/1/05 and makes it a value. I realize there are other ways to do this, but the functionality of adding a character before a value is what I am looking for.

Functionally, I record this macro with these keystrokes:

F2 Home ' Enter

which results in this code:

ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "'1/1/2005"

If I run this macro, it changes the cells underneath to 1/1/05, instead of keeping their date. Where am I going wrong here and how can I make this work?


A:Solved: Excel and VB: Changing cell value to text with macro

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How do I change the title bar text colour?

I can change all the other font colours in Advanced Appearance Settings, but not for a maximized box (only for non-maximized).

Am I missing something obvious? I've got a blue colour scheme and would like to change the title bar text to white.

As I said, it's only maximized boxes which I can't alter.

A:Title bar text colour

Hello Charles,

Are you referring to the Windows Basic or Classic theme?

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I am using windows 7, internet explorer and orange e-mail.
I am wanting to send a friend a reply consisting of his many questions and my replies.
I would like it to be formatted like this
and so on
Is this possible? There are no obvious boxes like the A above that let me change the font colour so I have been trying to use embedded codes but without luck.
Anyone any idea how this can be done?


A:can I colour the text in an e-mail?

what application do you use for email?

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I know this seems simple at first glance but I don't know anyone with a solution. I want to be able to have my file names in multiple colours. In the same way windows can show system compressed files in blue and regular files in black. i.e. I want *.exe files in red, *.zip files in blue & *.mp3 in green. In the same folder?

To take is one step further, *.mp3 (Podcasts) I have listend to in green & *.mp3 (podcasts) I need to listen to in red.

Its got to be a reg tweek or something but i can't find it. Anyone able to do this with out writting or using any 3rd party applications.

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Hi Everyone,

I've just installed a new HDD and the drive letter E: and all the folders and files are in blue text. Would someone please tell me how I can change it back to black text? Thanks.



A:Text Colour of Folders

the reason it is in blue text is because windows xp has compressed the files and folders.

ie when the name of files is blue they are compressed

you can change seeing this in the folder options i think

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We use Outlook 2007 in our office. About two weeks ago, all of the emails I have been sending to the boss have been arriving in her Inbox as Plain Text. This morning she didn't receive the new staff member's email contact info I attached to a group message...everyone else in the office received my message in HTML, with the attachment, no problem.
I did some surfing this afternoon...found suggestions to check Email Settings under Trust Centre in Outlook...not the problem. Also found some allusions to AVG being the problem, checked those settings, again...not the problem.We need to get this sorted ASAP.
Thanks very much for your help!

A:Solved: Outlook suddenly changing HTML to plain text

More surfing last night found this...

Open the Contacts folder in Outlook. Double-click the contact you want to change.
Double-click the contact's email address.
Uncheck "Send plain text only" in the "Internet Format" box. Press "OK."

When I got to work this morning and looked, sure enough...Send Plain Text only had somehow gotten checked. I unchecked it, sent a test message and all is good again.


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Hi All,

Noob first-time poster I'm afraid!

I'm new to Access 2007 (but have used 2003 & 2000 reasonably extensively).

I'm building an App and have created all the necessary tables, as well as creating the relationships in the Database Tools area (which I know are correct - I'm a SQL Server DBA in my day job)!

Anyway, it's an almost text book example of an employers and employees database; one employer having many employees (employerID is the foreign key on the employee table).

I have created an employer form (using the wizard) which is fine, but then when I add a button to open the employee form (selecting 'Open the form and find specific records', matching employerID on the Employer table with EmployerID on the Employee table) it doesnt work. Instead, I get a popup box asking me for the EmployerID! Even if I manually enter the correct employerID when the popup box appears it actually displays all records, so I'm sure that the problem is more fundamental (and therefore, probably my fault)!

I'm hoping that I've just overlooked something REALLY stupid, but would apprecaite any suggestions!


A:Access 2007 Form Button Wizard - Form does not open with the correct records

I have seen this kind of problem with Access 2007 VBA code which does not work when it dod in 2000-2003.
It can be a Syntax problem which you may be able to get around, if not you can get around the problem bby using a Criteria in the Query that supplies the Employee Form.
Although I would have thought it would be better design wise to have the Employees as a Subform or Tabbed Subform on your Employer Mainform.
I do not have Access 2007, only 2003 so I can't help with the VBA, but you could post the code anyway.

Did you use a Wizard to create the Employee Form, if so check the Record Source SQL it may be preventing your EmployerID from working.

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Hi all

I have a simple Access (2003) db which has a single form view with a subform. The main form is a record based upon a physical case file the subform only details actions past and future, a sort of event log.

I also have a continuous form which displays all upcoming actions sorted by date on all cases for a particular user so they can see just how busy they are likely to be for a particular period. What I would like to do is have an on click() property for the detail of the continuous form so that it opens the main form filtered by the record in the continuous form that was clicked. User can then update or add new events for that case before closing form and returning to the continuous form

Hope this makes sense

A:MS access open single form filtered by selected record in continuous form

coasterman, welcome to the Forum.
It makes perfect sense.
If you add a Command Button to the Continuous Form and after selecting the mainform select the "Open the Form and find specific data to display". This will give you the code that you need to add to your On Click or On Double Click property or of course leave the button and use that.

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I was going through Lock Screen settings the other day but I cant find any way to change the Time/Date from the default White, is this possible ?

A:Lock Screen Text Colour

Not sure about which phone you have Stephanie
this link is for Iphone How to Change?*the iPhone Lock Screen

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Hi there,
I'm having a problem with my Outlook Express in my Win Xp home. I couldn't see any colour text in my OE. When i change my text colour in any mails, what i see is black. There isn't any colour appear on my OE. This happens even when i receive email, any colour text just doesn't appear in my outlook express. All i see is just black colour. Anyway i can reset my entire OE? I tried remove it and re-install it but it's just the same..

A:Outlook Express with no text colour

The first step to repairing OE is to Run the System File Checker

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized) (Note that there is a space between sfc and /scannow)

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.

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I want to insert revision text in draft documents in blue.

I found a suggestion for a suitable macro:

Dim oRng As Range
Dim oChange As Revision
Dim bTrack As Boolean
bTrack =ActiveDocument.TrackRevisions
ActiveDocument.TrackRevisions = False
For Each oChange In ActiveDocumentRevisions
(indented) Set oRng = oChange.Range
(indented) oChange.Accept
(indented) oRng.Font.Color = wdColorBlue
Next oChange
ActiveDocument.TrackRevisions = bTrack

I assigned the macro to F11.

However, pressing F11 just prints the macro text instead of allowing me to type my revision in blue.

I have no idea what might be the cause of this failure.

With thanks for any pointers.

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I think I don't miss the window border transparency, it didn't help readability anyway (in fact it mostly made it worse) and it's not so extremely beautiful that I'd want to keep it. But what is still bugging me is that the text colour of the window title bar is always black. No matter how dark the frame colour is. Aero still tried in vain to make it more visible by painting some white glow behind it, but Win8 doesn't even do that. Set a black window frame colour and you won't see any window titles at all! I consider this a major design flaw. So is it possible now to change the text colour (for active windows only!) from black to white? Just as it has been the last 30 years? I'm very much used to inverted colours for the active window because that makes it very clear which window is active. Though it is easier in Win8 to tell active and inactive windows apart, I still want to use white-on-darkblue active captions.

BTW, I noticed the automatic window frame colour adapting to the wallpaper image, but that's exactly what I do not want to have. First, the frame colour should not change, and second, it should have some contrast to its surroundings.

Adding this to the lack of configuration settings for other parts of the UI, it seems Microsoft doesn't want us to customise things at all. Just like every computer in the world should look and behave exactly the same. But wait, isn't that what Apple already did? Do I really need to move on to Linux to configure the UI like XP allowed... Read more

A:Change title bar text colour?

Windows 8 Desktop UI - Change Title Text Color?

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I Want to Change Text Colour on Active Window to White (Red Square) and Keep Black Text Colour on Inactive Window (Blue Square)

Can I Do That ?

A:Can I Change Text Colour in Title Bar ?


Microsoft knows best.

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I have a subform which on its own - works beautifully but fails under the mainform. I use a main form to select the record that the end user wants to update. Upon update event on main form, the sub form opens, presenting fields for possible updating. The Sub Form also present 2 buttons - Save & Close or Cancel and Close (Undo). When the main form opens, the code set AllowClose as False. When the sub form is opened as a result of the update on the mainform, the issue is the Close command /code gets canceled. (Error 2501). I have tried: 1. setting AllowClose (true and False) on both forms, 2. only the main form and 3. only the subform. None of these 3 configurations resolves the issue. Also, I tried moving the buttons to the mainform instead of the sub form but that failed as well.

The application has a dozen forms and all of them utilize AllowClose functionality so the end user MUST use the buttons on the forms to force background queries (updates, deletes, perform calculations, recalc control totals etc). This is the first time I have tried to use Allow Close on a subform with buttons.

XP and Access 2007


Private AllowClose As Boolean

Private Sub Form_Load()
AllowClose = False
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Unload(Cancel As Integer)
Cancel = Not AllowClose
End Sub

Private Sub SaveChangeandCloseForm_Click()
AllowClose = True

Private Sub CancelAddingNewRecord_Click()
If Me.Dirty Then
End If
If Not Me.NewRecord Then
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A:Action Canceled - Using AllowClose on Form and Sub Form - Access 2007

Why not just use a listbox to display the records based on the selection on the main form? I don't think you can actually close a sub-form on a main form since it is tied to the main form.

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When I wanted to change my desktop wallpaper and also the taskbar colour.
I click on the theme I want, then I see the taskbar not changing.
Then I click on Window Colour : http://i.imgur.com/u4FIU.png
Then I get this : http://i.imgur.com/TCYdt.png
But I should get this : http://www.google.com.sg/search?q=wi...dhgcn3Ueqq_1M:
Could anyone tell me the solution to fix this?


A:Taskbar colour is not changing !

For you to get the "Window Color and Appearance" window that you show in google is to have Windows 7 selected in Aero themes (personalization window). You have "One Piece Theme" selected. This may be causing your issue.

See if you can change the taskbar color with "Windows 7" as your Aero theme. Then select "One Piece Theme" and see if the taskbar stays the color you changed it to.

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Is there an easy way to change the colour of my folders in XP?

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Hi from yesterday night all of a sudden, when i was working my Screen started changing colours to Pink, Light Green. So is there any fix about this problem? Please Help!http://tinypic.com/r/invay9/9Lenovo Y 50-70, O.S-Windows 10.1, BIOS Version- 3.0
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:Y50-70 - Display Colour Changing

Good day.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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As standard when you download something, the pop-up box is gray and the status bar is blue.

Is there any way that the colour scheme etc can be changed to your own preference ?

Also, can similar be done for a website that has a particular colour scheme (My new site will be in colours of black (#000000) and green (#009900) ? ? ? ?

A:changing colour of download box etc

My progress bars, download bars, and title areas are the same color as my "Active Title Bar" = Red. The box itself is gray, though. All my programs that have progress-indicator functions are red, like when Norton scans emails, the bar is red, and its title area is also red. Everything uses that color when they do their things! When they load up, when they get updates, I can see any color I want. If I changed my "Active Title Bar" to light green, all my progress bars and title bars would be light green, etc.. .You can make it any color in the palette.

The "Active Title Bar" color setting is in Control Panel>Display>Appearance>Advanced>..click "Item">scroll up for "Active Title Bar" & highlight it = under the "Color One" and "Color Two" boxes, pick your color. (I pick the same color for both boxes, I think it looks better). There are some other things there that might change the gray but I don't know - things like "Application Background", "Messge Box" - ?

If you do this, be aware that the main thing it does is change the color the color of your Internet Explorer main title bar. But it will look neato! (And you can make your Inactive Title Bar a color too - mine is light purple.)

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i want to change the back ground colour of my MFC application and want that it should not change if i take my application to any other Pc
any easy method to do this



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Hi from yesterday night all of a sudden, when i was working my Screen started changing colours to Pink, Light Green. So is there any fix about this problem? Please Help!http://tinypic.com/r/invay9/9Lenovo Y 50-70, O.S-Windows 10.1, BIOS Version- 3.0

A:Display Colour Changing

Good day.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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