Chapter 3. Exploring the Database Window

In this chapter

  • The Database window

  • A quick introduction to Access objects

  • Organizing objects

In Chapter 2, “Take a Quick Tour of Access,” you learned about some of the Access user interfaces. So far, you’ve learned about the edges of the screen—the task panes, toolbars, and menus. Now it’s time to tackle the core of Access itself: the Database window. As you’ll learn in this chapter, the Database window is the place where you can find everything you’ll need in Access—data, forms, reports, and other objects. You’ll learn how to navigate in this window and see how to start customizing objects for your own use.

What’s in the Database Window?

The easiest way to learn what’s in the Database window is to open an ...

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