In This Chapter
Entering data on a datasheet
Changing the look of a datasheet
Creating a form for entering data
Finding records in a field or database table
Finding and replacing your data
At last — you can start entering the data. If you set up your database tables, named the fields, and established relationships between the tables, you’re ready to go. This short chapter explains how to enter the data in a database table. It shows you how to enter data on a datasheet or enter data by way of a form. This chapter also describes how to find missing records in case one goes astray.
There’s no getting around it: Entering data is truly a tedious activity. But if you set up the fields well and take advantage of input masks and other field properties, it isn’t so bad. It’s better than stepping on a shovel blade, anyway.
When it comes to entering data in a database table, you can take your pick between Datasheet view and a form. ...