Unit 5, Lesson 2Editing Records and Using Forms
ObjectivesEdit records in Datasheet view.Add and delete records in Datasheet view.Cut, copy, and paste data in Datasheet view.Change the datasheet layout.Hide columns in a table.Create a form.Enter and edit data in a form.
VocabularyClipboardField selectorRecord selector
SummaryAccess provides several navigation buttons for you to move around in a table.You can add and delete records in a table in Datasheet view. To delete a record, you must select the entire row.Selected data can be copied or moved from one location to a new location within the same table or to a different table.
Summary, continuedThe Clipboard task pane displays copied and cut items, and it also enables you to paste the items.To rearrange database fields in Datasheet view, select the columns and drag them to a new location.You can hide some of the columns so you can display the fields with which you need to work.
Summary, continuedThe Form Wizard helps you create a professional-looking, customized form for entering data.Entering and editing data in a form is similar to entering and editing data in a table in Datasheet view.