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    How to centre forms on screen (Access 2003)

    Hello,

    How would i go about setting the properties of a form so that it appears in the centre of the screen as a pop up when opened? I have a few small forms for users just to add small pieces of information to and it would look smarter this way than the current window always tied to the left of the screen.

    Thanks for your help.

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    Re: How to centre forms on screen (Access 2003)

    Simply set the Auto Center property of the form (in the Format tab of the Properties window) to Yes.

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    Re: How to centre forms on screen (Access 2003)

    As Hans mentioned, the property called Auto Center of the format tab is great. Take note that toolbars can change the center point. The more toolbars are displayed, the more the center point is pushed downwards. (assuming the TB's are docked at the top!)
    Also there is a property called Pop Up on the Other Tab. If you make this yes the form will not maximise if other windows are maximised or minimised, and it stays on top of other windows. (To keep the focus on the form till its closed, also change Modal to yes!)
    Regards,
    Rudi

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