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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Deleting a Table

Now that you've created a table and worked with it a bit, you may discover that you made so many mistakes in creating it that it would be easier to start over. (Don't feel bad; that's what happened to me the first time.) Or you may have several tables by now and find that you don't need all of them. Whatever the reason, it's easy to delete a table. Follow these steps:

  1. From the Database window, click the Tables tab.

  2. Select the table you want to delete.

  3. Select Edit, Delete, or press the Delete key on your keyboard.

  4. A message will appear asking if you are sure you want to do this. Click Yes.

Cut versus Delete

You can also cut a table. Cutting is different from deleting, because the table isn't gone forever; it moves to the Clipboard. ...

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