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Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007 Plain & Simple by Curtis D. Frye

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Examining a Table

The basic building block of a database is the table, which is where you store your data. Tables are made up of columns (also called fields) and rows (also called records). A field holds a particular type of data, such as a name or phone number, while a record has a complete set of fields relating to an entity (such as a person’s name, address, and phone number).

View a Table

  1. If necessary, click the Shutter Bar Open/Close button.

  2. Click the Shutter Bar.

  3. Click Tables.

  4. Double-click a table.

Navigate in a Table

  1. Press Tab to move to the next ...

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