Adding a Subform to a Form

A form can display information (fields) from one or more tables or queries. If you want to display fields from several tables or queries in one form, you have to give some thought to the relationships that must exist between those objects.

In this exercise, you will add a subform to an existing form.


USE the AddSubform database. This practice file is located in the Documents\Microsoft Press\2007OfficeSBS\AccessSimplifying folder.

OPEN the AddSubform database. Then open the Categories form in Design view.

  1. Drag the Form Footer section selector down about 1 inch to give yourself about 3 inches of vertical space to work in the Detail section of the form.

  2. On the Design tab, in the Controls group, make sure the Use Control ...

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