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  • Forms

    1. 1. Forms 5.02 Understand database queries, forms, and reports.
    2. 2. Forms <ul><li>Forms control and simplify data input by presenting the information in a user-friendly format. </li></ul><ul><li>They provide drop-down menus, instructions, navigational controls, and graphics. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Advantages of Forms <ul><li>Well developed forms expedite the search and data entry processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Well designed forms are easy to read and understand. </li></ul><ul><li>Forms allow information to be censored. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, a hotel reservation form posted on the web may allow users to select a type of room and the arrival and departure dates, but prevent or hide users from viewing the details of the hotel rates. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Common Elements of Forms <ul><li>Graphic elements , such as lines and shapes </li></ul><ul><li>Data displayed on forms is derived from the fields in the underlying table or query or added by a user </li></ul><ul><li>Calculations are performed by properties that are set by a user within the form’s design </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive text </li></ul><ul><li>Subforms are forms that are embedded in and connected to a main form through a common field. </li></ul>

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