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Apr 3, 2007

Hello all,

I am a student and in need of some serious help. For our Coursework we were told that we needed to create a database for a company of our choosing. I did some research and decided to pick a DVD rental shop as i thought this would be a good idea at the time. Now its come the time to actualy start making the thing and i am in serious trouble..i have no idea how to use access..i have tried going through all the tutorials but they confuse me more!

all i have so far is 4 tables..customers..DVD's..rentals.and Suppliers..i need to know how to create a input form so i can add new customers but when i try to create a form and then go to pick out the feilds..there is no fields to choose from!

i really really really need some help here.

thanks foe reading


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