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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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A Tour of Forms

The Conrad Systems Contacts sample client database and Back Office Software System sample web database are 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 these databases.

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 ...

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