Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Entering and selecting data, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports in Depth.
When it comes to displaying data in your forms there are three objects which are…used most often, they are the Text Box, the Combo Box and a List Box.…For this exercise we're going to create a new form based off this Reviews Table.…Let me go ahead and open up the Reviews Table and you can see that this a place…where you can collect information about product reviews from our customer.…I've got a review identification number, product ID that's being reviewed,…the rating given, any comments and whether we can use this review publicly on our website.…We're going to build a form that'll add records to this table, let's go ahead…and close this table, let's go to the Create tab and we're going to Create a new…Form and Design view.…
Now the first thing I want to do when creating a new form is connect it to the…table where the data is going to go.…In the Property sheet for the Form, I'll go to the Data tab and I can set this…Record Source here by using the drop down menu to the table I want to connect it…
- 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. Printing, Tweaking, and Automating
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