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Microsoft Office Access 2003 in a Snap by Alison Balter

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Chapter 1. Start Here

Microsoft Access is an extremely powerful product. It is the perfect product for storing and working with database information. Many people store database information in Word documents or Excel spreadsheets. Although Excel has limited database capabilities, it is not a robust database product. Microsoft Access is the perfect product for storing customer information, mailing lists, wine lists, recipes, or any other types of data that you need to keep track of. Once you have entered data into Microsoft Access, it is easy to retrieve just the data that you want whenever you want it. This book shows you how to harness the power of this marvelous product, taking advantage of all that it has to offer.

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