Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Typing Data into a Database
or index cards that arrange related data (fields) on a page, Access offers you
Form view.
Form view simply displays the fields of a single record on-screen. To use
Form view, you must first create a form and arrange your fields on that form.
After you create a form, you can add, edit, and view data through that form.
Creating a form
The simplest way to create a form is to let Access design one for you, which
you can modify. To create a form quickly, follow these steps:
1. In the All Tables pane on the left of the screen, double-click a table.
Access displays the Datasheet view of your database.
2. Click the Create tab.
3. Click the Form icon in the Forms group.
Access creates a form, as shown in Figure 16-5. Notice that the form
name automatically uses the name of the database table you chose in
Step 3.
Figure 16-5:
Form view
displays
multiple
fields of
a single
record.
 
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