As discussed in Lesson 6, "Entering Data into a Table," entering data directly into a table has its downside. It can become difficult to concentrate on one record at a time, especially when you are working with a large number of fields and records, because information is constantly scrolling on and off the screen.
An alternative to entering data directly into the table is to use a form. With a form, you can allot as much space as you need for each field, you get to concentrate on one record at a time, and you can create forms that simultaneously enter data into more than one table. You can create a form in three ways: