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Microsoft Office® Access 2007 Inside Out by John Viescas and Jeff Conrad

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A Tour of Forms

The Conrad Systems Contacts sample database is full of interesting examples of forms. The rest of this chapter takes you on a tour of some of the major features of those forms and shows you some of the basic techniques for editing data in a form. In the next chapter, you’ll learn how to design and build forms for this database.

Begin by opening the Conrad Systems Contacts database (Contacts.accdb) and set the Navigation Pane to display only the forms. To do so, click the Navigation Pane menu, click Object Type under Navigate To Category, and then click Forms under Filter By Group to see the list of available forms. Note that when you open the database, you see a copyright notice followed by a message telling you which form to open ...

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