Custom Icons in Microsoft® Access 2010 Database
Learn about the benefits of adding custom icons in Microsoft Access 2010 database.
Microsoft Access is smaller database for address books and CD/DVD collections. The MicrosoftÂ Office 2010 release of Microsoft Access offers improvements that make the application more usable, including reliability enhancements. Adding a custom icon in your Microsoft Access 2010 database would help you to identify the database correctly. It is a small graphic appearing in the Taskbar of Microsoft Access 2010 database. This icon is also available if you press ‘alt+ tab’ key together. You could also replace the normal Microsoft Access 2010 icon with the one you need. Adding a custom icon to Microsoft Access 2010 is very easy task. You need to click on the Microsoft Office 2010 button and then on the Microsoft Access 2010 option. Then click on the current database, under application option. In the application icon box, type the path of the icon you need to display and browse its location, then select “use as form” and report icon check box, then finally click Ok. When you add custom icon to Microsoft Access 2010 database it is easy for you to access, as you could create group of same data under an icon and use it for your analysis. You could customize icon for single cell in the entire database. These are a kind of highlighting tool.
The following are some benefits of adding custom icons to Microsoft Access 2010 database:
- You could select your icon style
- Quick access to your database
- Makes application friendly to use
You could select your icon style
With the custom icon option in your Microsoft Access 2010 you can create your own icons and of your style. You can add your favorite picture or download an icon model to create your own icon. You could also display a custom icon to represent forms, reports, and even Microsoft Access 2010 itself on the Taskbar.
Quick access to your database
This option is really ideal if you are an analyst, researcher or use Microsoft Access 2010 to a very large extent. Custom icons would help you to create icon for different database with different type. This would help you to have a fast and easy access to your database by putting group of similar data for analysis in a similar kind of icon style.
Makes application friendly to use
Adding a custom icon offers the advantages of easy recognition and convenience. This custom icon makes your application much friendlier. As you put the icon of your style on different database as per your interest it is easy to access and use by any one. These features make custom icon user-friendly.
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