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

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Documenting a Database

Keeping track of every table, query, and report in a database isn’t that hard when the database is new and fresh in your memory, but as you add new objects and move on to other projects, it can be hard to remember everything about your database. Access can document the properties of selected objects in your database by running the Documenter. In the Documenter, you can choose the objects you want to get information about and then print a report, which gives you both a hard copy of your database in case something goes wrong and a report you can pass on to a programmer or administrator should you move on to other projects.

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Open the Northwind 2007 sample database and click the Database Tools tab. In the Analyze group, ...

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