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Microsoft Office Access 2003 QuickSteps : Quicksteps - John Cronan

Microsoft Office Access 2003 QuickSteps


Paperback Published: 17th March 2004
ISBN: 9780072232295
Number Of Pages: 224

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Brace youself, because here comes QuickSteps: The fast, easy, accessible information on Access 2003 in a full-color cookbook-style format. Provides answers to all of your How-do-I questions in a concise and meaningful way. Lengthwise page layout allows for easy page viewing. Useful tips and cautions are displayed in the margins so that they don’t break the flow of the quick steps themselves.

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introductionp. xii
Conventions Used in this Bookp. xii
Stepping into Accessp. 1
Start Accessp. 1
Starting Accessp. 2
Use the Start Menu to Start Accessp. 2
Tour the Database Windowp. 3
Open a Databasep. 5
Open Older Databasesp. 9
Using Task Panesp. 10
Change the Default Access File Formatp. 10
Find a Databasep. 11
Personalize Accessp. 12
Remove the Getting Started Task Panep. 12
Select a Toolbar to Displayp. 12
Customize a Toolbarp. 13
Using Toolbarsp. 14
Show Full Menusp. 14
Using the Keyboard in Accessp. 15
View Shortcut Keysp. 15
Rearrange Object Windowsp. 15
Using the Keyboard in Windowsp. 16
Using Helpp. 18
Get Helpp. 18
Open Helpp. 18
End Your Access Sessionp. 19
Close a Databasep. 19
Close Accessp. 20
Creating a Databasep. 21
Create the Database Frameworkp. 21
Use a Database Templatep. 23
Get Access Samples from Microsoft's Office Onlinep. 28
Build a Database on Your Ownp. 32
Build the Framework with Tablesp. 34
Start the Table Wizardp. 34
Selecting Tables and Fields from the Table Wizardp. 36
Create a Table with Data Entryp. 39
Build a Table in Design Viewp. 41
Assigning a Primary Keyp. 44
Add Identifying Informationp. 45
Identify Relationshipsp. 45
Define Relationshipsp. 45
Relate Tablesp. 46
Enforce Referential Integrityp. 48
Modifying Tables and Fieldsp. 49
Make Basic Changes to Tables and Fieldsp. 50
Delete a Tablep. 50
Rename a Tablep. 51
Change Field Namesp. 51
Fine Tune the Fieldsp. 52
Switching Viewsp. 53
Choose a Data Typep. 53
Change Display of Data Through the Format Propertyp. 54
Create a Pattern for Data Entry with Input Masksp. 57
Editing and Entering Input Masksp. 58
Establish a Field's Default Valuep. 60
Limit Field Values with a Validation Rulep. 60
Require Entry but Allow a Zero Length Stringp. 61
Use the Caption Field Propertyp. 62
Index a Data Fieldp. 63
Add Smart Tagsp. 64
Use the Lookup Wizardp. 65
Display and Create Subdatasheetsp. 69
View a Subdatasheetp. 69
Create a Subdatasheetp. 70
Working in the Datasheetp. 73
Enter and Edit Datap. 75
Enter New Data in a Datasheetp. 75
Use Keyboard Shortcuts in a Datasheetp. 77
Moving Through Recordsp. 78
Selecting Records, Fields, and Columns with the Mousep. 80
Insert Picturesp. 80
Copy and Move Datap. 81
Delete Records and Columnsp. 83
Find and Replace Textp. 84
Verify Spellingp. 86
Acquire Datap. 88
Import Data from Outside Sourcesp. 89
Paste Data into a Datasheetp. 94
Arrange the Datasheetp. 95
Insert Columnsp. 95
Adjust Column Widthp. 96
Changing How the Current Datasheet Looksp. 97
Move a Columnp. 98
Rename a Columnp. 98
Hide and Unhide Columnsp. 98
Lock and Unlock Columnsp. 98
Adjust Row Heightp. 99
Retrieving Informationp. 101
Sort Datap. 101
Sort Records in a Datasheetp. 102
Sort Records in a Formp. 104
Filter Datap. 105
Filter by Selecting a Valuep. 105
Choosing a Filterp. 106
Filter by Formp. 107
Deleting or Removing a Filterp. 108
Filter for an Inputp. 108
Use Operators and Wildcards in Criteriap. 109
Running and Modifying a Saved Advanced Filterp. 111
Use Advanced Filtersp. 111
Work with Queriesp. 113
Create a Simple Query with a Wizardp. 113
Create or Modify a Query in Design Viewp. 115
Using the Expression Builderp. 119
Set Query Propertiesp. 119
Creating Forms and Using Controlsp. 121
Create Formsp. 121
Creating a Form Using AutoFormp. 122
Get a Head Start with the Form Wizardp. 122
Creating a Two-Table Formp. 126
Create a Form in Design Viewp. 126
Add Fieldsp. 128
Explore the Toolbox Toolsp. 129
Using the Toolboxp. 130
Modify the Form Designp. 130
Choosing the Control Typep. 133
Use Controlsp. 133
Add Bound Controlsp. 133
Add Unbound Controlsp. 137
Copy or Delete a Controlp. 140
Rearrange Controlsp. 140
Modify Controlsp. 144
Navigating in a Data Entry Formp. 146
Working with Reportsp. 147
Create Reportsp. 147
Viewing Reportsp. 148
Use AutoReport to Create a Reportp. 149
Use the Report Wizard to Create a Reportp. 150
Create a Report in Design Viewp. 154
Modify Reports
Group Data in Reportsp. 157
Calculate a Valuep. 158
Accomplishing Common Tasks in Reportsp. 159
Create a Subreportp. 160
Create Labelsp. 162
Create a Report Snapshotp. 164
Distribute a Report Snapshotp. 166
Preparing Your Data for Presentationp. 167
Improve the Data's Appearancep. 167
Modify Imagesp. 168
Add a Chartp. 170
Using the Formatting Toolbarp. 173
Use Graphicsp. 173
Modify the Form or Report Designp. 174
Print Your Datap. 176
Set Up the Print Jobp. 176
Review Data Before Printingp. 180
Output the Print Jobp. 183
Choosing What to Printp. 184
Securing and Administrating Accessp. 187
Establish User-Level Securityp. 187
Deciding Who Needs What Permissionsp. 188
Understand the User-Level Security Modelp. 188
Secure the Database with the User-Level Security Wizardp. 188
Keeping Data Safep. 195
Apply Global Database Protection to a Databasep. 195
Use a Database Passwordp. 196
Remove Database Objects from Viewp. 198
Back Up and Restore a Databasep. 199
Database Administrationp. 203
Document a Databasep. 203
Compact and Repair a Databasep. 204
Extending Accessp. 205
Use Advanced Data Analysis Toolsp. 205
Create a Crosstab Query with a Wizardp. 205
Create a PivotTable in Formsp. 208
Create the PivotTable Layoutp. 210
Create a PivotChartp. 212
Share Datap. 213
Export Access Datap. 213
Link Filesp. 214
Working with OfficeLinksp. 215
Integrate Web Technologyp. 217
Add a Hyperlink field to an Existing Tablep. 217
Creating a Hyperlink to a File or Web Pagep. 218
Save Database Objects as Static Web Pagesp. 218
Create a Data Access Page with a Wizardp. 220
Create a User Interfacep. 221
Create a Custom Dialog Boxp. 222
Add Command Button Controls to a Dialog Boxp. 222
Set Dialog Box Propertiesp. 222
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9780072232295
ISBN-10: 0072232293
Series: Quicksteps
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 17th March 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 20.3  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1