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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Creating a Multiple Items Form

In general, you use forms for data entry and for viewing table or query records. For those tasks, many users prefer to view one record at a time. Typing a new record into an otherwise blank form limits the distractions caused by other data. The same can be said of viewing a table or query; if you want to see more than one record at a time, you could view the table or query in Datasheet view.

The problem with Datasheet view is that it presents a basic grid that, though it has gridlines, doesn’t make it very easy to distinguish one record from another. If you want to present or enter your data while still viewing other records in the table or query, you can create a Multiple Items Form. This type of form displays your ...

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