Chapter 20. Creating and Editing Data

Create a Table

A table in a database stores a collection of information about a specific topic, such as a list of client addresses. You can create a table in Datasheet view to store new information in rows and columns.

A table consists of fields and field names. A field is a specific category of information in a table. A field name identifies the information in a field. You can use up to 64 characters to name a field.

A record is a collection of information - a set of completed fields - about one person, place, or thing in a table.

When you save a table, you give the table a name. You can use up to 64 characters to name a table. You should use a descriptive name so that you can easily identify the table and its ...

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