Using MS Access/Many-to-Many Forms

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I have a simple database with two tables: CaseName and Adjuster. I know I need a many-to-many relationship because adjusters can have more than one case, and cases may  have more than one adjuster. I have a "join" table but am having a hard time creating a form that allows me to input new data into either table.

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Generally a join table is a subform on a main table. So you might have a Cases main form and a subform bound to your join table and linked on the CaseID. The subform would have one visible control; a combobox to select the AdjusterID. You can also do the same thing for Adjuster as the main form, just reversing the linked field and what the combobox is used for.  

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