You've just created an Employee Records table for your Employees database that lists personal information (such as Address, Phone Number, and Birth date) for each employee. Now you need to create a second table that lists each employee's work location and job title. This new table will use the Employee ID field in the Employee Records table as its foreign key field, a field that refers to the primary key field in another table. Follow these steps to create the related table:
- Click the Create tab and then click the Table Design button in the Tables group.
- Enter the Location and Job Title fields as text fields with a Field Size of 20.
- Switch to Datasheet View.
- Click Yes.
- Enter Job Assignments as the table name and click OK.
- Click No to create a primary key.
- Display Tables in the Navigation pane.
- Click the Datasheet tab under Table tools and click the Add Existing Tools button from the Fields & Columns group.
- Click + to display the field names for the Employees table in the Field List.
- Click and drag the Employee ID field to the left of the Location field in Datasheet View.
- Click Next
- Click Next twice moreand then click Finish.
To add a record, the user selects the Employee ID number from the list and then enters his or her location and job title.
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