Extending Your Access Services Application

When you publish a web database to a server running SharePoint and Access Services, all your data is stored in SharePoint lists. The SharePoint platform offers a wealth of possibilities for extending your application beyond just what you can do from Access client. A full discussion of all the possibilities you can do with your data in SharePoint lists is beyond the scope of this book, but we’ll show you one way that you can capitalize on the gains of using SharePoint to store your data.

SharePoint includes a feature that allows you to create a calendar view of your list data. The tblVacations web table in the Back Office Software System is a perfect candidate to build a calendar view. If you still have ...

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