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Microsoft Access 2013 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad

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Chapter 9. Exploring the Access 2013 desktop database interface

Getting started with desktop databases

Understanding content security

Understanding the Office Fluent Ribbon

Understanding the Navigation pane

Using the single-document vs. the multiple-document interface

BEFORE you explore the many features of desktop databases in Microsoft Access 2013, it’s worth spending a little time becoming familiar with the user interface. The user interface for desktop databases is much different than the user interface in Access web apps. Although desktop databases and web apps share several common user interface elements, such as the ribbon and Navigation pane, there are many differences even with these common elements. In this chapter and the next, we’ll explore ...

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