Starting from Scratch—A Simple Input Form

To start, you’ll create a simple form that accepts and displays data in the tblCompanies table in the Conrad Systems Contacts database. Later, you’ll create a form for the tblProducts table in this same database by using the Form Wizard. To follow along in this section, open the ContactsDataCopy.accdb database.

Building a New Form with Design Tools

To begin building a new form that allows you to display and edit data from a table, you need to start with a blank Form window. You’ll build this first form without the aid of the Form Wizard so that you’ll understand the variety of components that go into form design. Click the Blank Form command in the Forms group on the Create tab. By default Access opens a ...

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