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Microsoft KB Archive/104974

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PRB: Size To Fit Form Command Does Not Size Form Properly

Article ID: Q104974
Creation Date: 04-OCT-1993
Revision Date: 19-SEP-1996 The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Access versions 1.0, 1.1, 2.0

SYMPTOMS


Novice: Requires knowledge of the user interface on single-user computers.

When you choose the Size To Fit Form command to size a window to fit a form based on a table or query, the window does not size to fit the form correctly.

CAUSE


The form's DefaultView property is set to Continuous Forms.

RESOLUTION


Change the form's DefaultView property to Single Form, and then choose the Size To Fit Form command again.

STATUS


This behavior no longer occurs in Microsoft Access for Windows 95 version 7.0.

MORE INFORMATION


Steps to Reproduce Behavior


  1. Open the sample database NWIND.MDB.
  2. Create a new, blank form based on the Categories table.
  3. Create a bound text box based on the Category Name field.
  4. From the View menu, choose Form. Note that the Form window shows several forms.
  5. From the Window menu, choose Size To Fit Form. Note that the window reduces in size, but still displays several forms.

REFERENCES

For more information about Sizing forms, search for "sizing forms," and then "Height, Width Properties" using the Microsoft Access Help menu.



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Additional reference words: 1.00 1.10 2.00
KBCategory: kbusage
KBSubcategory: FmsProp