The inside scoop...for when you want more than the official line!
Microsoft Access 2007 may be a major new update, but to use it with confidence, you'll need to know its quirks and shortcuts. Find out what the manual doesn't always tell you in this insider's guide to using Access 2007 in the real world. What's the best way to use the new features? What are "intelligent" forms? From setting up tables to encrypting databases, first get the official way, then the best way from an expert.
Unbiased coverage of how to get the most out of Access, from using the Quick Launch Toolbar and Office Button to building a database from scratch
Savvy, real-world advice on everything from using form views, PivotTables, and PivotCharts to writing questions in the form of a query
Time-saving techniques and practical guidance on creating smart macros, collaborating with others using SharePoint®, and adding pizzazz to reports
Tips and hacks that help you work around Access quirks, avoid pitfalls, and increase your productivity
Sidebars and tables on sorting rules for special characters, predefined sizes for number data types, and more
Watch for these graphic icons in every chapter to guide you to specific practical information:
Bright Ideas are smart innovations that will save you time or hassle.
Hacks are insider tips and shortcuts that increase productivity.
When you see Watch Out! heed the cautions or warnings to help you avoid commonpitfalls.
And finally, check out Inside Scoops for practical insights from the author. It's like having your own expert at your side!