Chapter 11

Access and the Web


check Understanding Access 2019 and Office 365 and how they use the web

check Uploading data to the Web

check 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.

How Access Works with the Web

It’s almost a requirement these days that software be web-ready, or at least web-friendly. Even word processors ...

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