Section 3What's New with Tables?

Microsoft Office Access 2007 provides many new features when working with tables. These include the ability to create tables using the improved Datasheet view, the addition of an attachment data type, the addition of rich text in memo fields, the ability to track memo field history, automatic calendar for date picking, and the ability to work with field templates. The following sections cover each of these features in detail.

Creating Tables Using the Improved Datasheet View

Microsoft Office Access 2007 makes it easy to create tables in Datasheet view. Although this feature was available in earlier versions of Access, it is greatly improved in Access 2007. To create a new table in Datasheet view:

  1. Click the Create ...

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