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Do you avoid using one form for data entry?
  v2.0 Posted at 1/12/2014 1:13 PM by Rebecca Liu

Combining data entry and find navigation is a mistake. I think 2 forms are better than one. I prefer a list box on one form with "Add", "Edit" and "Delete" buttons to a popup form. Rather than a listbox and the data entry fields on one form.

ListView with data entry fields in one form
Figure: Bad Example - ListView with data entry fields in one form
ListView with only 'Add' 'Edit' 'Delete' buttons
Figure: Good Example - ListView with only 'Add' 'Edit' 'Delete' buttons

When you want to create a new entry or edit one, just click the buttons and open a new form with all the data entry fields.

ListView with only 'Add' 'Edit' 'Delete' buttons.
Figure: Good Example - Separate form with all the data entry fields

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