CHAPTER 1Access 2007: What's New?

It has been a widely held belief that Microsoft Access has been neglected during many of the upgrades to Microsoft Office over the years. However, with the latest release, Microsoft Access 2007, many changes have been made to the interface and the database engine, and integration with Microsoft Outlook 2007 has been added in the form of Collect and Update Data via Email. It is also now possible, by downloading an add-in, to save objects to various formats, such as PDF.

Several new data properties are available, and increased server capability in the shape of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 has been added to Access—all adding up to a major increase in attention by Microsoft to what is the most widely ...

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