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Microsoft Access 2013 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad

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Extending your web app with desktop database reports

You can extend the capabilities of your Access web app, beyond the features included with the web app interface, by linking your web app tables to an Access desktop database. In Chapter 3 you learned how to link SharePoint lists into an Access web app. You can also link the tables in a web app to an Access desktop database where you can then use all the objects and functionality available within desktop databases. Access web apps include options within the Backstage view that allow you to perform this link operation easily.

In this section, you’ll learn how to create a reporting desktop database based on the Back Office Software System sample web app (BOSS.app). This reporting desktop database ...

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