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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Access 2002 in 21 Days by Craig Eddy, Paul Cassel, Jon Price

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Chapter 2. Learning the Basics to Develop an Access Database Application

People have different levels of comfort with computers. This lesson contains mostly basic information about Access and its objects (tables, forms, queries, and so forth). You need to know this information to use Access and to develop database applications for your use.

Today You Will Learn

In today’s lesson, you learn the basics of Access that you can put to good use while planning a database application. Specifically in this lesson, you will learn about:

  • The Access user interface

  • The Objects bar

  • Groups

  • The types of Access objects

  • Opening and closing objects

  • Access object views

  • Global options

  • How to plan your database application

Even if you’ve never seen Access before, you might be ...

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