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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Creating a Form with Form Wizard

The Form Wizard offers a good compromise between the automation of AutoForm and the control of creating a form from scratch. Follow these steps to use the Form Wizard:

  1. From the Database window, click the Forms tab.

  2. Click the New button. The New Form dialog box appears (see Figure 13.1).

  3. Click Form Wizard.

Don't I Have to Pick a Table?

When using the Form Wizard, you don't have to choose a table from the drop-down list in the New Form dialog box because you'll choose it in step 5.

  1. Click OK to begin the Form Wizard (see Figure 13.2).

    Figure 13.2. The Form Wizard lets you choose which fields you want to include, from as many different tables as you like.

  2. Open the Tables/Queries drop-down list and choose a ...

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