Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a form with the Form Wizard, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
You can have a basic form up and running and as little as three clicks of a mouse.…For instance in the Two Trees database here I can go to the Navigation Pane,…click on the Orders table, on the Create tab of the Ribbon I can click on…Form in the Forms group.…Access will create a form here based off of that Orders table.…Right now I am in Layout View which is one of the two editing modes.…In the View menu here I am going to switch to Form View so I can work with the data.…The data in this form is coming straight out of the Orders table.…Right now I'm looking at record number one of 2200.…I can see that it's OrderID 10000 that was placed on the 10/01/2005 and then it…was for customer at 2461.…
Let's go ahead and see this data in the Orders table.…If I double-click on the Orders table, I can see in the EDS that record number…one is order 10000 on the 10th of January for this particular customer.…Now the data in this form is a live link to the data in the table.…For instance if I click on the OrderDate field here and get the Calendar…
- Designing for the end user
- Organizing form elements
- Formatting a form
- Adding headers
- Linking to external content
- Entering and selecting data
- Adding charts
- Creating a main menu
- Creating a customer form
- Understanding report structure
- Building reports from wizards and queries
- Printing reports
Skill Level Intermediate
Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel 2010with Dennis Taylor1h 32m Intermediate
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1. Introduction to Forms
2. Form-Design Basics: Creating a Directory
3. Form and Report Controls
4. Getting around the Database
5. Report Layout
6. Printing, Tweaking, and Automating
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