Showing hidden controls during development

Today’s guest blogger is Access MVP Michael Groh. I often use hidden controls on Access forms and reports to hold intermediate values, temporary "flag" values, and the like. Because these controls are invisible at runtime, it's useful to set their colors to garish combinations (like red fore color over a yellow back color) so that, in design view, it's immediately apparent they're not meant to be viewed by users

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Showing hidden controls during development