Summarizing Access 95's Improvements to Access 2.0

Access 95 was a major upgrade from Access 2.0 and incorporated more than 100 significant changes to the last 16-bit version of Access. As mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, the "New in Access 95" features are included for the benefit of new Access users and those who skipped the Access 95 upgrade. Access 95's features and improvements, all which are incorporated in Access 97, fell into the following nine categories:

  • User interface (UI) modifications made Access 95 conform to the "look and feel" of the other members of Microsoft Office 95. The primary changes to the Access 95 UI included a tabbed Database window that features the Explorer look, new File Open common dialogs that also support ...

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