Introduction to electronic forms


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Introduction to electronic forms

There's no shortage of applications you can use to create electronic forms in Microsoft Office 2010. I even have a friend who created the United States IRS 1040 Form in Microsoft PowerPoint. I don't recommend it, but it's possible. Let's take a look at the tools that are actually designed to create forms. First, Microsoft Access. Access creates forms that users can view or enter data into the tables of an Access database with. So if you have an Access database, you would almost always create your forms within Microsoft Access.

Excel is also a fine form creation tool and I would tend to develop forms in Excel if they were calculation-heavy, because in Excel, every time I change data, then my calculations will change as well. The same is true with Access, but Excel is more broadly used. The newest form tool in Microsoft Office is called InfoPath. It's an amazing form tool. It's the form tool of choice if you're going to create forms and post them on a SharePoint sit...

Introduction to electronic forms
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Introduction to electronic forms provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010: Forms in Depth

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