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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Creating a Table Using the Table Wizard

If the fields you want to create are similar to any of Access's dozens of pre-made ones, the Table Wizard can save you a lot of time and effort. With the Table Wizard, you can copy fields from any of the dozens of sample tables.

To create a table using the Table Wizard, follow these steps:

  1. Select Insert, Table from the menu bar along the top of the screen. Or in the Database window, click the Tables tab and click New. The New Table dialog box appears (see Figure 7.1).

Use the Toolbar

Instead of following step 1, you can click the down arrow next to the New Object button on the toolbar. A drop-down list of the available object types appears. Select New Table from that list.

Figure 7.1. Decide how you ...

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