Using Transaction-Processing Forms

As noted near the beginning of this chapter, the purpose of transaction-processing forms is to add new records to, delete records from, or edit data in one or more tables that underlie the form. This section describes how to add new records to the Personnel Actions table with the frmPersonnelActions form.

Toolbar Buttons in Form View

When you display your form in run mode (Form view), the toolbar contains the command buttons listed in Table 12.4. This table lists all of the buttons that appear on the toolbar, along with each button's function and the equivalent menu choice.

Table 12.4. Standard Toolbar Buttons in Form Run Mode
ButtonFunctionMenu Choice
Selects form design mode.View, Design View
Saves the form layout. ...

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