Creating Summary views

In Chapter 6 you learned how to customize and use List Details and Datasheet views quick-created by Access. Both of those view types allow you to not only view data, but also create, edit, and delete records. Summary views are a unique view type in Access web apps that consolidate and group data together. You cannot create new records, edit records, or delete records with Summary views; however, you’ll find this very useful for grouping together common sets of records, in much the same way that reports function in Access desktop databases.

To begin our discussion of Summary views and other advanced view topics, you first need to install the RestaurantSampleChapter7.app sample web app in your SharePoint site and then download ...

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