Moving Around on Forms and Working with Data

The rest of this chapter shows you how to move around on and work with data in the various types of forms discussed earlier in the chapter.

Viewing Data

Moving around on a form is similar to moving around in a datasheet (see "Working in Query Datasheet View", but there are a few subtle differences between forms and datasheets (usually having to do with how a form was designed) that determine how a form works with data. You can use the frmContactsPlain form in the LawTrack Contacts database (which is a copy of frmContacts without custom menus and toolbars) to explore the ways in which forms work.

First, open the LawTrack Contacts database. Next, click the Forms button in the Database window. Select the ...

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