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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Key Points

  • Microsoft Office Access 2007 provides a variety of tools you can use to organize the display of information in a database and to locate specific items of information. These tools make it easy to search through and find information in your database, even as it grows in size and complexity.

  • You can sort a table in either ascending or descending order, based on the values in any field (or combination of fields). In Access, numbers can be treated as text or numerals.

  • You can filter a table so that information containing some combination of characters is displayed (or excluded from the display). You can apply simple filters while viewing information in a table or a form. These filters are applied to the contents of a selected field, but you ...

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