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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Creating a new desktop database

If you already have in mind what data you want to collect and how you want to do it, you can create your own blank desktop database. Creating the database is a simple process. After you create the desktop database, you can begin to add data in a manner that fits your needs.

Create a blank desktop database

  1. On the Access 2013 Start screen, click Blank Desktop Database.

  2. Enter the file name for your database.

  3. Click Create.

    The blank desktop database opens on your screen, ready to accept the data you want to enter.

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Tip

Click the folder icon to change the location where your database will be saved.

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