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Move between a main form and a subform in Form view
Do one of the following:
To switch from the
(main form: A form that contains one or more subforms.)
(subform: A form contained within another form or a report.)
, click anywhere in the subform.
To switch from the subform back to the main form, click a
(control: A graphical user interface object, such as a text box, check box, scroll bar, or command button, that lets users control the program. You use controls to display data or choices, perform an action, or make the user interface easier to read.)
on the main form (not the background of the main form).
To move from the last field in the main form to the first field in the subform, press TAB.
To move from the first field in the subform back to the last field in the main form, press CTRL+SHIFT+TAB.
To move from the last field in the subform to the next field on the main form or to the first field in the next record or next page of the main form, press CTRL+TAB. If the
property of the form is set to
, you must use the
(navigation buttons: The buttons that you use to move through records. They are located in the lower-left corner of the Datasheet view and Form view windows. They are also available in Print Preview so that you can move through the pages of your document.)
or other methods provided on the form to move to the next record.