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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Quattro Pro X3 by Elaine Marmel

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12. Setting Up a Database in Quattro Pro

In This Chapter

• Defining terms

• Adding information to a Quattro Pro database

• Editing database information

• Performing simple database searches

Creating database queries

Creating CrossTab reports

A database is a collection of similar information; think of your local telephone book as a database containing names, addresses, and phone numbers. In this chapter, you’ll begin working with databases in Quattro Pro. I’ll define the terminology you commonly use when working with databases, and then we’ll look at the different ways you can add information to a Quattro Pro database.

Understanding Databases, Fields, and Records

There are hundreds of examples of databases in everyday life. In addition to ...

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