IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding Access 2019 and Office 365 and how they use the web
Uploading data to the Web
Creating and using hyperlinks in Access desktop databases
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 reach your data from anywhere you might be — Access 2019 (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 Office connection to the cloud and discuss the overall capabilities of Access with regard to the web. Then you’ll find out how to build and use a web app, and finally, how to use hyperlinks within your Access desktop application. The hyperlink section of this chapter applies to the desktop version of Access 2019.
It’s almost a requirement these days that software be web-ready, or at least web-friendly. Even word processors ...