Disappearing form headers and footers

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A handy solution to the problem of disappearing form view headers and footers.

Q:  Bob writes that in Access 2003, when he is working on a form in design view, and turns on form headers/footers (using the View Form Header/Footer menu command), often the header and/or footer section doesn’t show when he switches to form view.  How can this be fixed?

A:  I have noticed this myself, and while I haven’t found a fix (does anyone have suggestions?), I have a workaround:  create a new form, turn on headers/footers immediately, and then copy all the objects from the problem form to the new one; in my experience, headers and footers will always show in form view when you turn them on before adding controls.

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