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Chapter 32. Creating a Form > Entering Data in a Form

Entering Data in a Form

A form provides blank fields and other controls that allow you to add data to a table easily.

To enter data in a form:

1.
Click the Forms tab in the Database window.

2.
Double-click the form that you want to add data to (Figure 32.4).

Figure 32.4. Double-click the name of the form to which you want to add data.


or

Select a form and click Open on the Database window toolbar.

The form, if it is columnar or justified, displays the first record (Figure 32.5). If the form is tabular in format, it shows al records.

Figure 32.5. The first record of a form is shown in columnar format.


3.
Click the New Record button on the Access toolbar (Figure 32.6).

Figure 32.6. Click the New Record button to add a record.


4.
Enter data in the first blank field on the form and press Tab.

5.
Continue entering data and pressing Tab to move to the next field (Figure 32.7).

Figure 32.7. Press Tab to move to the next field.


6.
Press Tab after the last field to move to the start of a new record.


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