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Microsoft Access Form / SubForm

Setting up a Form with a SubForm in Access

Q: I need to be able to track my students in a database along with what courses each student is enrolled for, and what date the course begins. How would I go about doing this?

A: For this, you would create two tables - one for your Students, and another for the Courses that student is taking. Then you would set up a Form with a Subform so that you can enter in all of the courses for that student, along with the details.

Form Subform

Fortunately, there is a Subform Wizard that will walk you through most of the process once you have your tables set up. This is much easier to SHOW you than to explain here, so watch the following free mini tutorial for step-by-step instructions. This topic is fundamental to building good relational databases in Access, so I spend a lot of time in my full classes to it.

Here is a FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL that will walk you through this topic in detail:

I teach the concepts in this free mini tutorial in my Access 202 course. These are full courses - over 60 minutes in length each. I spend a lot more time going over how to do this, in addition to lots more tips and tricks.

If you need more help with setting up proper Relational Tables, then watch that tutorial first.


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