How to Add a Title to a Form Header in Microsoft Access

In Brief...

Follow these four steps to add a title to an Access form header.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Access: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. In Design view, on the Form Design Tools: Design tab in the Header/Footer group, click Title. A text box is added to the header section.
    Text Box

  2. Type the title for the form.

  3. If you want to change the font, font size, font color, etc., of the title, select the Form Design Tools: Format tab and make your selections.
    Title Example

  4. Return to the Form Design Tools: Design tab and then switch to Form view to preview your results.
    Form View

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