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Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

(OP)
Is there a method I can use for alternating shading on the background of a report header? I have 4 sections on a header with a Unbound text box, shading that and then send to background with the control boxes sitting on top. Is that possible in an Access report ? Thank you in advance for helping me think this through. Last piece of this scorecard project has me struggling..



RE: Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

I expect you could use rectangles that are sent to the back. You might want to set all of your text boxes in this section to a transparent back color.

Duane
Vevey, Switzerland
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

RE: Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

(OP)
Thank you Duane for your quick response. When you say use rectangles, do you mean using a label or text box? Or is there a different way to add a rectangle? Also not sure where you control send to back. Thanks again.

RE: Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

There is a rectangle tool in the Controls of the design ribbon. Right-clicking a control in design view displays a shortcut menu which includes: Position Bring to Front or Send to Back.

Duane
Vevey, Switzerland
Hook'D on Access
MS Access MVP 2001-2016

RE: Method For Multiple Background Colors on Header of Report with Labels and Text Boxes Visible

(OP)
Solved. Thank you Duane!

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