Add a record

Applies to User Roles:

System Administrator

Example: Add a record for the new contact, Bob Hoskins, to the contacts file.

To add a contact:

  1. Open a form in Database Manager. For this example, open the contacts form.
  2. Select the contacts file from the record list, and then click Search.
  3. Enter the required values in the Business Information section of the Business tab, and other values as needed. For this example, enter:

    FieldRecord value
    Contact NameHOSKINS,BOB

  4. Click Add..

Database Manager adds the record, retains the input from the screen displayed and responds with the following message: “Contact Information record added.”

Related topics

Determining System Navigator menu options
Single-record functions
Multiple-record functions

Open a record using Database Manager
Duplicate an existing record
Update an existing record
Delete a record
Print a record
Clear an initial record