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Can't see table design view in Access 2010

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I dived into Access 2010 and got stuck in the mud. So I'm trying to start with a clean slate.

I am trying to create tables and I cannot see the Design view, only the Datasheet view, see screen shot.

So I created tables that have foreign keys to other tables, but in the Datasheet view I created the FK fields via Lookup, so that masked the actual foreign key, and I believe this has caused me some undue pretzel twisting in some of my forms and stuff.

So I am just trying to figure out why I can't see the table design view. If I did, I would be able to set up the table in the normal manner, which I am capable of doing (from my experience with Access 2000 and Oracle).

Notice in the screen print the table has the "web'y" icon, is that right ?

table design not available
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