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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 8. A Macro Primer

If you’ve been reading the book sequentially, you’ll note that I’ve been going over material more or less (one big exception) in the order objects appear in the database view. Here I’m going to skip data access pages and go right to macros.

Today You Will Learn

From working with people who use Access, I found that (contrary to what major trade magazines want you to believe) macros are put to good use for a variety of tasks. There are several good reasons for this, and in this lesson, you will learn the basics in order to put them to use in your database application. Specifically in this lesson you will learn

  • What macros do in Access

  • When to use macros

  • The elements of macros

  • How to use macros with events

  • How to group macros into ...

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