Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the subform control, part of Access 2010: Forms and Reports.
Subform controls allow you to create linked table like displays of information…that are related to a main topic.…We saw an example of a subform briefly at the beginning of this course when…we used the form wizard to display a list of all of the orders that included…a specific product.…Let's now duplicate that form manually using the subform control.…I'm going to go to the Create tab or the ribbon, and we will create a New Form…in Design View here.…The first thing that we want to do is link this to the table that we want to be the main topic.…In this case, we want to have a form that displays products at the top and then…down below, will list a table with all of the orders that included that product.…
I will go to my Add Existing Fields here, I will Show All Tables and for my…Products table I will expand it here, I will double-click on ProductID and…double-click on ProductName.…That'll add both of those fields to my form.…I will go ahead and make this wider, because I know that my ProductNames are…
- 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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