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Designing Basic Forms 233 4. For this form as well, you'd probably want to make some modifications (or base it on a query that retrieved related information, such as campaign country). We'll make some changes to the Tasks form later in this chapter, when we describe how to work in the Form Design window. Close the form, and click Yes when you're prompted to save the form's design. Access uses Tasks as the default name for the form, so just click OK in the Save As dialog box. Just the Steps Create a form with the Form Wizard 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. In the Database window, click Forms in the Objects list, and then double-click Create Form By Using Wizard. In the Form Wizard, select the table (or tables) or query on which to base the form. Move the fields you want to include on the form from the Available Fields list to the Selected Fields list. If you're basing the form on more than one table, select which table will serve as the basis of the main form and whether you want the secondary form to be a subform or a linked form. Select a layout and style for the form. Enter a name for the form, and then click Finish. Just the Steps Create a form using an AutoForm format 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. In the Database window, click Forms in the Objects list, and then click New on the Database window toolbar. In the New Form dialog box, select the table or query on which to base the form. Select the AutoForm format you want to use. Click OK. Save and name the form. Quick Check Q. What are two ways you can pair a main form and a secondary form? A. You can embed the secondary form in the main form (creating a subform) or link the main form and the secondary form using a command button.