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4. Working with Records

Mark Conway Munro

(1)Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

A record is a collection of values that make up a single entry in a table. Similar to a row of a spreadsheet, each record contains field values that together represent the properties of one entity of the type after which a table is modeled. For example:

  • In a Contacts table a record would represent one person.

  • In a Projects table a record would represent one job.

  • In an Inventory table a record would represent one product.

Most of a user’s work in a database will be spent interacting directly with records, from within the content area of a window. Records can be created, ...

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