Digital Displays Replicate Electronic Devices for Microsoft Access
Show numeric and text data in a digital display on your Microsoft
Access forms and reports. This format is similar to displays on
calculators and other electronic devices:
The Digital Display control can also be data bound to a field on your
form or report's recordsource. Give a new appearance to your data!
Using the Digital Display Control
Simply place the control on your form and size it. You can then set a
variety of options:
- Alignment: left or right
- Value or the field to bind it to
- Back color
- Fore color
Displaying Alphabetic Characters
Each digit in the Digital Display control is made up of eight segments.
These segments are enabled or disabled to display the numbers. You may
also use alphabetic (a-z) characters in the Value property of this
Since all letters cannot be represented with eight segments, some
letters may not appear correctly. The following letters are properly
Displaying Other Characters
The Digital Display control also displays some other useful characters.
The following other characters are accurately displayed: + - . ,
No programming is required to use this control; however, all properties can be set via VBA,
and there are events for mouse clicks and key presses.