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MS Access 2003: Automatically start up a form when database is opened

This MSAccess tutorial explains how to setup a form to open automatically when a database is opened in Access 2003 (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: In Microsoft Access 2003/XP/2000/97, how do I set a form to appear when I first open the program?

Answer: You need to reconfigure the settings in your Startup options. Under the Tools menu, select Startup.

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When the Startup window appears, set the "Display Form/Page" option to the form that you wish to open at startup. Then click on the OK button.

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Now when you open your Access database, the Suppliers form should start up automatically.