9. Creating Your Own Tables

In This Chapter

• How do you build your tables?

• What are field types and why do you care?

• How can you benefit from indexes?

• What field properties are available, and how can you take advantage of them?

It is useful to think of the process of table design as being similar to the process of building a foundation for a house. Just as a house with a faulty foundation will fall over, an application with a poor table design will be difficult to build, maintain, and use. This chapter covers all the ins and outs of table design in Access 2013. After reading this chapter, you will be ready to build the other components of an application, knowing that the tables you design provide the application with a strong foundation. ...

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