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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 4. The Data Foundation—The Table

In Day 3, “Automatic Access,” you saw the way a table looks in data and design view. Today, you’ll learn how to create a table. You’ll also gain an understanding of the theory behind various table elements and how to apply that theory to your database applications.

Today You Will Learn

In today’s lesson, you will see the importance of tables. Specifically in this lesson you will learn:

  • Examining tables

  • Creating tables

  • Analyzing tables

  • Relationships

  • Table and field properties

  • Sorting and finding

By the time you have finished this lesson, you will understand the place that tables have in the database. You will do well by taking your time to work through the tasks and to follow along.

Understanding the Importance of ...

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