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Chapter 32. Creating a Form > Creating a Form Using the Form Wizard

Creating a Form Using the Form Wizard

The Form Wizard makes it easy for you to select controls for your form from more than one table or query.

To create a form with the Form Wizard:

1.
Click the Forms tab in the Database window.

2.
Click the New but on on the Database window toolbar.

3.
In the New Form dialog box, choose Form Wizard from the drop-down list.

4.
Click OK.

5.
In the first page of the Form Wizard, select a table or query and then double-click each field you want to include (Figure 32.15).

Figure 32.15. Select a table and then select fields in the table.


or

Click the >> button to include all the fields in the table.

6.
Select another table or query and add further fields, if needed.

7.
When you have finished adding fields, click Next.

8.
In the next page of the Form Wizard, choose a layout for the form and then click Next (Figure 32.16).

Figure 32.16. Choose a layout for the new form.


9.
In the next page of the Form Wizard, choose a form style and then click Next.

You can click each button and inspect the sample in the dialog box (Figure 32.17).

Figure 32.17. Choose a display style for the new form.


10.
In the last page of the Form Wizard, enter a name for the form and then choose whether to open the form showing the table’s data or open the form in Design view so that you can modify the form’s design (Figure 32.18).

Figure 32.18. Name the form and tell the wizard how you want the form to be opened.


11.
Click Finish.

The form is automatically saved.


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