Access 2013 For Dummies

From the Back Cover
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

About the Author
Laurie Ulrich Fuller is a professional technology trainer and author. She has written books on Excel, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver. Ken Cook is a professional database developer and author who has written extensively on Access and Excel.

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