Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Using a Subform to Display Detail Records
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The subform may look totally wrong in Design view but fine in Form view.
The subform appears in Datasheet view when the main form is in Form view,
so the exact placement of the controls, the background color, and other
features don’t matter.
To adjust the column widths of the subform, which usually is in Datasheet
view, just drag the column dividers left or right in Form view. After you have
nice-looking columns, switch the main form back to Design view and adjust
the width of the subform control until it’s the right size to fit your columns.