Creating a Form by Using the Form Tool

Before you begin creating a form, you need to know which database query or table to base it on, and have an idea of how the form will be used. After making these decisions, you can create a form in many ways. Remember that like almost any other object in Access, after you create the form, you can customize it in Design view if it does not quite meet your needs.

The quickest way is to select a table or query in the Navigation Pane, and then click the Form button in the Forms group on the Create tab. This creates a simple form using all the fields in the table or query, and opens it in Layout view.

If there is one (and only one) other table in the database that has a one-to-many relationship with the table on ...

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