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Hands-On Microsoft Access: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Access Skills by Bob Schneider

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Chapter 11. Forms/Subforms

Forms are usually used for entering data and viewing it on your computer. Chapter 6, “Entering, Editing, and Displaying Data,” introduced forms and explained various techniques for making data entry easier and more efficient. It also dealt with the key issue of how forms inherit field properties from the underlying table.

This chapter covers form construction. Compared with the serviceable but monotonous datasheet, the form employs a host of graphical elements to enter and display data. Form tools don't merely make your form aesthetically pleasing; they are devices for streamlining data entry and conveying information more effectively.

Some form-creation tools and techniques are the same as those you saw in Chapter ...

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