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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office Access 2003 by Susan Sales Harkins, Mike Gunderloy

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Chapter 17. Using Common Office Features

In this chapter

  • Begin Visual Basic from within Windows.

  • Learn how to hire and fire the Office Assistant

  • Use SpellCheck and AutoCorrect to prevent typos

  • Use Help to find the answers to your questions

  • Customize toolbars to suit your needs

There are a number of features that the Office suite applications share. If you currently use Word, Excel, or even PowerPoint, you’re probably familiar with a few of these features:

  • SpellCheck

  • AutoCorrect

  • Help

In this chapter, we’ll review these Office features, as they’re used by Access.

The Helpful Assistant—Not!

Annoying co-workers are everywhere, and Access is no exception—we’re referring to one of the more obnoxious Office features, the Office Assistant. Of course, you might end ...

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