Access 2013 For Dummies
By Laurie Ulrich Fuller, Ken Cook
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 456

Learn to:

  • Navigate the Access interface and understand database architecture
  • Build tables to organize data and create forms for easy data entry
  • Query your data and produce reports
  • Build custom interfaces for all users

Drowning in data? Manage it all and make it useful with the tools in Access 2013

You need Access. You need it to organize your data, produce reports that make you look like a genius, create forms that enable your staff to enter and manage more data, and find the significant drop of data you're looking for in that huge pool of information. This book is the key that unlocks the Access magic — read on, and access the power!

  • Essential Access — learn what Access can do, navigate the workspace and new features, and master the lingo
  • Begin building — plan your database, decide how to structure it and what to store, explore templates, and build tables
  • Share data — reduce data-entry errors by bringing content into your database from text files and Excel
  • Web publishing — add hyperlinks to your database and publish data online
  • Info, please — use the Find, Sort, and Filter commands to locate the information you need quickly
  • Rave reports — create quick one-table or multi-table reports, and learn to spruce up the work with the Report Wizard
  • Analyze this — explore Analyzer tools that help document your database and fine-tune its performance

Open the book and find:

  • Advice on building a new database
  • The difference between flat-file and relational databases
  • A review of new features
  • Ways to repurpose reports and forms
  • How Access works with the web
  • Guidance on finding, filtering, and sorting data
  • Directions for creating mass mailings from Access
  • Ten tips for Access success
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