How to Create a Data Input Form in Access

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How to Create a Data Input Form in Access
Forms allow you to store, manage and view the information in a database. (computer image by blaine stiger from Fotolia.com)

Microsoft Access is a database that stores information. You can use Access to create data input forms. Forms allow you to store, manage and view the information in a database. Once you create a form, you can modify it by adding such items as fields and text boxes. You can also create subforms by adding one form to another one. Once you create an access database, you can use the Form Tool in Access to create a single item form.

Skill level:
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Things you need

  • Microsoft Access 2010

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Start Microsoft Access. This will open the Getting Started with Microsoft Office Access window.

  2. 2

    Click "Blank Database" on the "New" tab in the Backstage view.

  3. 3

    Specify a file name for your form in the "File Name" box.

  4. 4

    Click "Create." This will open a blank database for you to work with.

  1. 1

    Click the table or query in the Navigation Pane, which contains the information you want to display in the form.

  2. 2

    Click the "Create" tab and then click "Form."

  3. 3

    Click the "Home" tab and then click "View" > "Form View" to edit the fields in the form.

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