Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a form with the wizard, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
You can have a basic form up and running with as little as three clicks of the mouse.…For instance, I can go to this Orders table, click on it once, go to the Create…tab and in the Form section, click on Form.…Access will open up a new form based off of the Orders table and will place it in Layout view.…Let's change our View to Form View so we can work with that data.…From the Views button on the left, I will go ahead and click this button, and it…will switch us into Form View.…Now this is a live link to our data within the Orders table.…
I can see that I have 2,200 records, and this first record here is order number 10,000.…If I open up my Orders table here-- double-click on it to open--we will see the…record number one is indeed order 10,000.…Now these are live linked to our data table. I can go ahead and make changes here…within the form. For instance, if I click on this OrderDate 1/10/2005, and using…the calendar picker on the right, I can change this date. Let's say it's the 6th.…I will click on the pencil icon here to commit that change to the table, and now…
- 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
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. The User Experience
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