From the Back Cover
Give your Access confidence a boost by mastering the new interface!
Your one-stop guide to the revised, mode user-friendly release of Access.
Access 2007 got a total makeover, and this all-in-one guide helps you work with confidence even if you’re all new to Access. The individual work with confidence even if you’re all new to Access. The individual mini books show you how to create and work with tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros; manage databases; and program Access with VBA.
Discover how to:
Create a database quickly and easily from templates
Sort, find, and filter data
Use queries to gather data
Perform calculations in forms
Automate actions with macros
Secure your Access database
About the Author
Alan Simpson is the author of over 115 computer books on all sorts of topics: Windows, databases, Web-site design and development, programming, and network administration. His books are published throughout the world, in over a dozen languages, and have sold millions of copies. Though definitely in the techno-geek category, we let him contribute anyway because sometimes people like that come in handy.
Margaret Levine Young has co-authored several dozen computer books about the Internet, UNIX, WordPerfect, Access, and(stab from the past) PC-File and Javelin, including The Internet For Dummies (Wiley) and Windows XP Home Edition: The Complete Reference (Osborne/McGraw-Hill). She met her future husband Jordan in the R.E.S.I.S.T.O.R.S., a high-school computer club before there were high-school computer clubs. Her other passions are her children, music, Unitarian Universalism(www.uua.org), reading, and anything to do with cooking or eating.
Alison Barrows has authored or co-authored books on Windows, the Internet, Microsoft Access, WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3,and other topics. In addition to writing books, Alison writes and edits technical documentation and training material. In real life she hangs out with her “guys” — Parker, 6, and Mason, 4, and Evan 2 — and tries to carve out some time to practice yoga. Alison lives with her family in central Massachusetts.
April Wells is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh nd holds an MBA from West Texas A&M. She is a database administrator with expertise in a wide variety of enterprise database software programs, including Oracle, DB2, MySQL, and Access. She is the author of several books and white papers on database software and is a frequent public speaker, trainer, and consultant.