Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Seeing How Forms and Reports Are Secretly Related
Access provides several ways to create forms. The method you use depends
on whether you want Access to do the work, whether you want complete
control of what you see, or whether you want some combination of laziness
and control.
Take a look at the Forms group on the Create tab of the Ribbon to see the
ways that you can create forms. Table 1-1 explains what each button does.
Table 1-1
Creating Forms with the Forms Group Buttons
What It Does
Where to Find
More Info
Form button
Creates a quick
and easy form for
the table, query, or
report you have open
or selected. You
enter information in
this kind of form one
record at a time.
“Making the
easiest possible form
with the Form
button,” later in this
Form Design
Allows you to design
your own form from
scratch, in Design
Chapter 2 of this
Blank Form
Allows you to design
your own form from
scratch, in Layout
“Making a new
form from scratch
in Layout view,”
later in this chapter
Form Wizard
Walks you through
the creation of a
form, helping you
choose fields from
multiple tables and
queries and to add
calculations. The results are
bland and standard,
but you can use
Design or Layout
view later to make
“Wizard, make me
a form!” later in
this chapter
Book IV
Chapter 1
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