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How to Change Drop-Down Box Access

    • 1). Double-click the Access database file to open the database in Microsoft Access.

    • 2). Select the "Forms" option under the "Objects" column on the left side of the screen.

    • 3). Double-click the form that contains the drop-down box you intend to change.

    • 4). Right-click on the form name at the top of the window and select the "Design View" option.

    • 5). Right-click on the drop-down menu and choose the "Properties" option.

    • 6). Click the "Format" tab at the top of the window and adjust the values in the fields that you wish to change. The changes on this tab will affect the appearance of your drop-down menu.

    • 7). Select the "Data" tab at the top of the window and adjust the values in the fields that you wish to change. Any changes to the fields on this tab will affect the data source for your drop-down menu.

    • 8). Save your changes to the form and close the form window. The next time that the form is opened, your drop-down box changes will have been applied.



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