Adding Form Records

In Access 2000 adding form records may seem confusing at first. This free lesson offers step-by-step instructions.

Adding records in a form

The data entry form is the easiest way to enter records.

To add a record:

  • Click the New Record button. New Record button
  • A blank entry form consisting of several blank fields displays.
  • Type the appropriate field information. For example, if the field label reads First Name, type the first name of the individual you are entering into the database.
  • Press Enter or Tab to move from one field to the next, or click in the field using your mouse.
  • Type the rest of the appropriate information.

A blank Great Lake Elementary New Student form.