Microsoft Access 2010 Step by Step

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/15/2010
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
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Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to build database solutions with Access® 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include building an Access® database from scratch or from templates; publishing your database to the Web; exchanging data with other databases and Microsoft® Office documents; creating data-entry forms; using filters and queries; designing reports; using conditional formatting; preventing data corruption and unauthorized access; and other core topics.

Author Biography

Joan Lambert is the author of more than a dozen books on Windows® and Office, including several popular STEP BY STEP titles from Microsoft Press®.

Joyce Cox has 20+ years of experience developing training materials on technical subjects for non-technical audiences, including dozens of books about Office and Windows® technologies.

Table of Contents

Introducing Microsoft Access 2010
New Features
Let's Get Started!; Modifying the Display of the Ribbon
Dynamic Ribbon Elements
Changing the Width of the Ribbon
Adapting Exercise Steps; Features and Conventions of This Book; Using the Practice Files; Getting Help
Getting Help with This Book
Getting Help with Access 2010
More Information; Simple Database Techniques
Explore an Access 2010 Database
Working in Access 2010
Understanding Database Concepts
Exploring Tables
Exploring Forms
Exploring Queries
Exploring Reports
Previewing and Printing Access Objects
Key Points
Create Databases and Simple Tables
Creating Databases from Templates
Creating Databases and Tables Manually
Manipulating Table Columns and Rows
Refining Table Structure
Creating Relationships Between Tables
Key Points
Create Simple Forms
Creating Forms by Using the Form Tool
Changing the Look of Forms
Changing the Arrangement of Forms
Key Points
Display Data
Sorting Information in Tables
Filtering Information in Tables
Filtering Information by Using Forms
Locating Information That Matches Multiple Criteria
Key Points
Create Simple Reports
Creating Reports by Using a Wizard
Modifying Report Design
Previewing and Printing Reports
Key Points; Relational Database Techniques
Maintain Data Integrity
Restricting the Type of Data
Restricting the Amount of Data
Restricting the Format of Data
Restricting Data by Using Validation Rules
Restricting Data to Values in Lists
Restricting Data to Values in Other Tables
Key Points
Create Custom Forms
Modifying Forms Created by Using a Wizard
Adding Controls
Adding Subforms
Using E-Mail Forms to Collect Data
Key Points
Create Queries
Creating Queries by Using a Wizard
Creating Queries Manually
Using Queries to Summarize Data
Using Queries to Perform Calculations
Using Queries to Update Records
Using Queries to Delete Records
Key Points
Create Custom Reports
Creating Reports Manually
Modifying Report Content
Adding Subreports
Key Points; Database Management and Security
Import and Export Data
Importing Information
Exporting Information
Copying to and from Other Office Programs
Key Points
Make Databases User Friendly
Creating Navigation Forms
Creating Custom Categories
Controlling Which Features Are Available
Key Points
Protect Databases
Assigning Passwords to Databases
Splitting Databases
Securing Databases for Distribution
Preventing Database Problems
Key Points
Customize Access
Changing Default Program Options
Customizing the Ribbon
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Key Points
Keyboard Shortcuts
General Shortcut Keys
Keys for Working with Text and Data
Keys for Navigating Records
Keys for Working with the Ribbon
Keys for Working with Online Help
Keys for Basic Office Tasks
About The Authors
Joyce Cox
Joan Lambert
The Team
Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
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