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    How can I add a field to a form?

    Adding a field to a table

    • Open the database
    • In the left hand column, click on the "Tables" icon.
    • Right click on the name of the table to change and select "Edit" in the context menu.
    • Insert a field by a right click at the left end of the required line and select "Insert Rows" on the context menu.

    Add a field to the form linked to this new table field

    • In the form toolbar, click on "View", then "Toolbars", and select "Form design"
    • In the design toolbar, click on the icon to add a field

    This opens the add field dialogue.

    • Click on a form control: the table field list appears in a window.
    • Click on a field and hold the button down, drag the field onto the form.
    • Access the new control with the form navigator.
    • The control properties (the name appearing correctly) confirms that the control is properly connected to the field that was added to the table.