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I am trying to make my forms a little more pleasing to look at but the colors provided in Access are pretty basic is there away to get more options on coloring?

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There are various kludges that require some coding. It is easier to make a background jpg, and drop that on the form or report. I use pictures on backgrounds with different colors and insert them on the form. This is not like storing an image as an image data type, so it doesn't bloat the database.

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