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Microsoft Access 2013 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad

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Understanding the Office Fluent ribbon

The Office Fluent ribbon, shown in Figure 2-22, is a context-rich strip displaying all the program functions and commands, with large icons for key functions and smaller icons for less-used functions. Access displays a host of different controls on the ribbon to help you build and edit your applications. Note that Access displays fewer options on the ribbon when you work with web apps compared to the options you’ll see in desktop databases. (You’ll learn about all the ribbon options available in desktop databases in Part II.)

A screen shot of the Home tab for web apps. Five commands spread over three groups are shown here, with the Navigation Pane toggle button selected.

Figure 2-22. The ribbon interface displays program functions and commands.

The ribbon ...

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