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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Creating a Database with Database Wizard

A Database Wizard can create almost all the tables, forms, and reports you will ever need, automatically! The trick is choosing the right wizard to suit your purpose. Follow these steps:

  1. If you just started Access, and the Microsoft Access dialog box is still on-screen, click Database Wizard, then click OK. Or, if you've already closed the dialog box, select File, New Database. Either way, the New dialog box appears.

  2. Click the Databases tab to display the list of Wizards.

  3. Click on one of the Database Wizards. (They're the icons with the magic wands across them.) A preview appears in the Preview area. For this example, I'll choose Contact Management.

  4. When you've found the wizard you want, click OK. The ...

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