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Look at Forms

You can open your forms in Form view ( Figure 4.1 ), Design view ( Figure 4.2 ), and Datasheet view.

1 Form objects

These objects (including text boxes, check boxes, and list boxes) allow you to enter or modify your table's data.

2 Menu bar

The menu bar appears at the top of the Access window and makes all of the program's commands available to you.

Figure 4.1. A form in Form view.


3 Form view toolbar

The form view toolbar presents buttons for many basic commands like saving, sorting, and printing your form's contents.

4 Navigation bar

The navigation bar lets you move from record to record, to the first or last record, or to the record whose number you enter in the center box.

5 Status bar

The status bar displays the state of your form and the progress of any jobs you've started.

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