save in... name
table/new datasheet view
double click on heading to rename
adjust size of boxes
enter data (tab, arrows)
Merge using word processor:
Start typing form letter.
When you want to merge:
main document/create/form letter/active window
data source/get data/open data source/change file type to "all"
while typing letter, click "insert merge field" and then on desired field
data will not show up until letter is printed
1) Create database with the following (25) fields:
last name, first name, address, street, city, state, zip code, telephone, medical, birthdate, likes, dislikes, he/she, him/her, his/her, mothers last name, mothers first name, mothers place of employment, mothers work number, (same for father), greeting (Mr. and Mrs. Brown, Ms. Jones, etc.), misc.
2) Then go to word processor and create a form letter using merge.