Access is the most complex and intimidating application in Microsoft Office, but you'll tame it quickly with this book.
You'll learn how to design complete databases, maintain them, search for valuable nuggets of information, and build attractive forms for quick-and- easy data entry in no time.
With Access 2010: The Missing Manual, you'll even delve into the black art of Access programming by learning valuable tricks and techniques to automate common tasks - even if you've never touched a line of code before. Discover new pre-built databases you can customize to fit your needs, and learn how Access' new complex data feature will simplify your life. With plenty of downloadable examples, this objective and engaging book will turn any Access neophyte into a true master. Follow step-by-step instructions for creating and perfecting an Access database, and learn methods for using and maintaining it.
About the Author
Matthew MacDonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things Visual Basic and .NET. He's worked with Visual Basic and ASP since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including The Book of VB .NET (No Starch Press) and Visual Basic 2005: A Developer's Notebook (O'Reilly). He has also written Excel 2007:The Missing Manual, Excel 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, Access 2007:The Missing Manual, and Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, all from O'Reilly.