Access and the Web
In This Chapter
Understanding Access 2013 and Office 365 and how they use the web
Taking a look at the Custom Web App template
Creating and using hyperlinks in Access tables and forms
Embedding web content into your Access forms
Access can be a great resource for Internet and intranet information. If the data you’re working with really needs global exposure — or if you simply want to be able to reach your data from anywhere you might be — Access 2013 (and the entire Office suite, for that matter) is ready to help. In fact, a connection to all things web-related has been a priority for Microsoft as each new version of Office has been released over the years, and Office 365 takes that to a whole new level with the suite’s new connection to the cloud.
In this chapter, I explain the new Office connection to the cloud and discuss the overall capabilities of Access with regard to the web. Then you find out how to use hyperlinks within your Access tables, how to utilize web content within your database, and how to make use of the new Custom Web App template ...