Section 4What's New in Datasheet View?

Microsoft Office Access 2007 sports a new and improved Datasheet view. Some of the prominent new features include the ability to modify field properties while in Datasheet view, the ability to add a total row to a datasheet, and the ability to sort and filter data. Each of these topics is discussed in detail in the following sections.

Modifying Field Properties While in Datasheet View

One of the great new features available in Microsoft Office Access 2007 is the ability to modify field properties while in Datasheet view. To modify field properties, follow these steps:

  1. In Datasheet view, click to select the Datasheet tab (see Figure 57).

    Figure 57 Switch to the Datasheet tab to modify the field properties. ...

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