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Lesson 2 What is a form?
Objective Describe the uses of a form.

What is Access Form?

Forms are the third of the four main Access objects. Forms are a useful supplement to tables. While tables store and display data, you might find it difficult to view all the data in one record if you have many fields or if the data stored is lengthy. And there is just no getting around the fact that tables are not very attractive. Forms serve many of the same uses as tables, they display data for editing and they enable you to enter new data.
Forms are extremely useful for entering and editing related data that is stored in different tables. Using a form lets you display related records together.
Here is an example of a simple form that can be used to enter and edit data.

Microsoft Access - [Projects]
Microsoft Access - [Projects]
In the next lesson, create an AutoForm from one table.