Microsoft Access forms provide a quick and easy way to modify and insert records into your databases. They offer an intuitive, graphical environment easily navigated by anyone familiar with standard computer techniques. Creating a form is a quite simple, pleasant experience. Let's begin! Our goal for this tutorial is to create a simple form that will allow data entry operators in our company to easily add new customers to our sales database. If you haven't already installed the Northwind sample database, these instructions will assist you. Otherwise, go to the Help menu, then choose Sample Databases and Northwind Sample Databases.
Note: This tutorial is for Access 2003. If you are using a later version of Microsoft Access, read our tutorial on creating form in Access 2007, Access 2010, or Access 2013.