GO16_AC_CH08_GRADER_8G_AS – Inventory Management
In this project, you will manage a database for the local gift shop. To complete the project, you will create macros to automate the process.
Start Access. Download, save, and open the database named go_a08_grader_a3.accdb.
Open the Intro Screen form in Design view. Change the Pop Up and Modal properties to Yes. Save and Close the form
Create a macro to open the Intro Screen form with the comment Opens the Intro Screen form immediately following the action. In the Show/Hide group, be sure the Show All Actions button is active. Save the macro as autoexec.
Add the action OpenForm to open the Inventory Data form with the comment Opens the Inventory Data form immediately following the action.
Add the action DisplayHourglassPointer with the Comment Displays the busy icon immediately following the action.
Add the Echo action. In the Echo Action Block, change the Echo On box to No. Click in the Status Bar Text box, and then type Macro is running. Add the comment Hides the flickering screen as the macro runs immediately following the action.
Move the first OpenForm action and comment below the Echo macro comment. Save and close the macro.
Open the Inventory Data form in Design view. In the Detail Section, add a Button control at the 2-inch mark on the horizontal ruler and three dots below the Detail section bar with the caption &Inventory List. Embed a macro to Open the Inventory by Vendor report in Print Preview. Save and Close the macro. Save and close the form.
Open the Employees table in Datasheet view. Add a data macro Before Change. Add the If Block with the condition [# Hours]>=32.
In the If Block, add the SetField action to set Status to “Full time”.
In the If Block, add an Else block, and then add the SetField action to set Status to “Part time”. Close the Macro Designer, saving changes. Save the table.
In Record 4, update the # Hours to 18, in Record 5 update the # Hours to 33. Click in the first field in the first record, and notice the updates to the Status field. Close the table.
Save the database. Close the database, and then exit Access. Submit the database as directed.