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

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Working with Application Part Forms

In Chapter 4, you learned about a new feature in Access 2010 called Application Parts. You learned that Application Parts allow you to easily add new tables to your database. In addition to just adding tables, you can also add new forms into your database using Application Part Forms.

Earlier in this chapter, you learned that you can use the Quick Create options and the Form Wizard to quickly create forms that are bound to a table or query. When you use Application Part Forms, Access creates unbound forms. You can bind these unbound forms to a record source and then use the field list to create controls bound to the fields in the record source of the form.

You might be asking yourself why you would use an Application ...

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