Help me! Design View has disappeared in my database RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am relatively new to Access, and I have returned to a database to find that only datasheet view is available. Any ideas of what has happened?
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:12 PM

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  • Hi,

    What is the file extension of your database file?

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:16 PM
  • Could you explain some more please.  Are the buttons simply not there, or are they there but disabled?  Have you tried right-clicking to access the context menu?

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    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:29 AM
  • Hi Arborggirl,

    Try to close your database and Access Application.

    then try Restart the Access and open your Database.

    try to double click on any table.

    then you can go to "Home" Tab and click on "View".

    you will see the available options for the view.

    you can use the desired option.

    let me know if you still have issue.

    also I suggest you to try to provide detailed description regarding your issue.



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    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:21 AM