Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Entering and selecting data, part of Access 2007: Forms and Reports.
When it comes to displaying your data in forms, there are three objects which…are used most often.…They are the Text box, the Combo box, and the List box.…Because these three controls work with data, we will have to connect our blank…form to a data source so that they'll work properly.…We are going to build a simple form that helps us enter in reviews into…Table Reviews.…We are going to open up that table and take a look at what's inside.…The Table Reviews captures comments from our customers about our products.…You get an identification number for the review, the product that was reviewed,…the customer's rating and whether they give us permission to use the review, like…on a website, and then the comments that they left for us.…
So let's build a form that helps us enter data into this data table.…I will close the table.…Let's go up to the Create Tab and we will do a new Form in Design View.…And the first thing we need to do is connect our form to the data source or…to the Reviews Table.…We can do that in the Property sheet. Once again, our shortcut is F4 or…
- 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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