Before You Get Started

Access makes it easy for you to change the design of your desktop database, even when you already have data in your tables. However, you should understand the potential impact of any changes you plan and take steps to ensure that you can recover your previous design if you make a mistake. Here are some things to consider before you make changes:

  • Access does not automatically propagate changes that you make in tables to any queries, forms, reports, macros, or modules. You must make changes to dependent objects yourself or configure Access to propagate the changes for you. To do so, click the File tab on the Backstage view, click Options, and then in the Current Database category, select the Perform Name AutoCorrect check box. ...

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