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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Using the Documenter

Generally, only database programmers have to know every little specification of a database, from the number of queries it contains to the number of characters in each field of a table. However, ordinary users occasionally have to know specific information like this too, to troubleshoot problems.

The Documenter provides all the nitty-gritty details about each object in your database in a handy, ready-to-print report format. To use it, follow these steps:

  1. Select Tools, Analyze, Documenter. The Documenter dialog box appears (See Figure 26.5).

    Figure 26.5. The Documenter dialog box enables you to select which components in your table you want information about.

  2. Click on the tab for the type of object you want to select ...

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