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Microsoft Access 2013 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad

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Uses of views

Views are the primary interface between users and your Microsoft Access web app. You can design views for many different purposes:

  • Displaying and editing data. This is the most common use of views. Views provide a way to customize the presentation of the data in your web app. You can also use views to change, delete, or add data in your web app. You can set options in a view to make all or part of your data read-only, fill in related information from other tables automatically, calculate the values to be displayed, or show or hide data based on either the values of other data in the record or the options selected by the user of the view.

  • Controlling application flow. You can design views that work with macros to automate the display ...

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