Creating Forms

Creating forms in Access can make entering data more convenient. Learn how to create and modify Access forms here.


  1. Open an existing Access database. If you want, you can use our Access 2013 sample database.
  2. Create a form from the Customers table.
  3. Delete the subform.
  4. Create a combo box.
    • Add the following choices to the combo box:
      • Raleigh
      • Durham
      • Hillsborough
      • Cary
      • Chapel Hill
      • Garner
      • Charlotte
    • Store the value in the City field, and label the combo box NC City List. Click Finish when you are done with the Combo Box Wizard.
  5. Switch to Form view, and click on the drop-down arrow in the combo box you created. You should see a list of cities.