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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Entering a Record

At this point, you have created your table structure and you've fine-tuned it with the settings you want. It's finally time to enter records! So let's open the table and start.

Other Ways to Enter Records

Entering records directly into a table, which you'll learn to do in this lesson, is not always the best way to enter records. If you have many records to enter, it's often more efficient in the long run to take the time to create a form in which to do your data entry. You'll learn to create a form in Lesson 13.

If you read Lessons 1 and 2 (and I hope you did), you know that a record is a row in your table. It contains information about a specific person, place, event, or whatever. You enter a value for each record into each ...

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