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The Resource Access 2013 for dummies, by Laurie Ulrich Fuller and Ken Cook

Access 2013 for dummies, by Laurie Ulrich Fuller and Ken Cook

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Access 2013 for dummies
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Access 2013 for dummies
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by Laurie Ulrich Fuller and Ken Cook
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Microsoft Access 2013 for dummies
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eng
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The easy guide to Microsoft Access returns with updates on the latest version!: Microsoft Access allows you to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data; the new Access 2013 release enables you to build even more powerful, custom database solutions that integrate with the web and enterprise data sources. Access 2013 For Dummies covers all the new features of the latest version of Access and serves as an ideal reference, combining the latest Access features with the basics of building usable databases. You'll learn how to create an app from the Welcome screen, get support for your desktop databases, and much more. Includes coverage of all the new features of Access 2013, including the updated interface -- Shows you how to create and share reports -- Features special videos and materials created by the authors to help reinforce the lessons included in the book -- Helps you build data analysis and interface tools for your specific needs -- Offers plenty of techniques and tips for solving common problems -- Access 2013 For Dummies provides you with access to the latest version of this database tool
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Ulrich-Fuller, Laurie
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005.7565
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illustrations
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index present
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QA76.9.D3
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U477 2013
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non fiction
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Cook, Ken
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--For dummies
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Database management
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Access 2013 for dummies, by Laurie Ulrich Fuller and Ken Cook
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Includes index
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: -- About this book -- Conventions used in this book -- What you don't have to read -- Foolish assumptions -- How this book is organized: -- Part 1: Getting Started With Access 2013 -- Part 2: Setting The Table -- Part 3: Data Management Mania -- Part 4: Ask Your Data, And Ye Shall Receive Answers -- Part 5: Simple And Snazzy Reporting -- Part 6: More Power To You -- Part 7: Part Of Tens -- Icons used in this book -- Where to go from here -- Part 1: Getting Started With Access 2013: -- Access 2013 Basic Training: -- What is access good for, anyway?: -- Building big databases -- Building apps -- Creating databases with multiple tables -- Databases with user forms -- Databases that require special reporting -- What's new in Access 2013?: -- New features -- Reach out with SharePoint -- How Access works and how you work with it: -- Opening Access -- Selecting a starting point -- Now what? -- Navigating The Access Workspace: -- Diving right in -- Working with Onscreen Tools in Access -- Clicking tabs -- Using buttons -- File tab and Quick Access tools -- Accessing panes, panels, and context-sensitive tools -- Customizing the Access workspace: -- Repositioning the Quick Access toolbar -- Adding buttons to the quick Access toolbar -- Removing buttons from the Quick Access toolbar -- Minimizing the Ribbon -- Working with ScreenTips -- Mousing around -- Navigating Access with the Alt Key -- Database Basics: -- Database lingo: -- Data, no matter how you pronounce it -- Fields of dreams (or data) -- Records -- Tables -- Database -- Field types and uses -- Choosing between flat and relational databases: -- Isolationist tables -- Tables that mix and mingle -- Building a database -- Adding and removing tables: -- One more, please -- Opps, I didn't mean to do that -- Part 2: Setting The Table: -- Table Tune Ups: -- Primary key to success: -- Lowdown on primary keys -- Creating a primary key -- Making tables get along: -- Rules of relationships -- Relationship types -- Building table relationships: -- Relationships window -- Table relationships -- Indexing for faster queries: -- Create your own index -- Adding and removing indexes -- Remodeling Your Data: -- Opening a table for editing -- Inserting records and fields: -- Adding a record -- Inserting a field -- Deleting a field -- Modifying field content -- Name-calling: -- Renaming fields -- Renaming a table -- Turn uh-Oh! Into Yee-Hah! -- Types, Masks, And Triggers: -- Access table settings -- Field data formats: -- Text fields -- Number and currency fields -- Data/time fields -- Yes/No fields -- Gaining control of data entry: -- You really need to put a mask on those fields -- To require or not to require -- Making your data toe the line with validation -- Give your fingers a mini vacation by default -- Part 3: Data Management Mania: -- Form For All Reasons: -- Generating forms: -- Keeping it simple: form tools -- Granting most wishes: the form wizard -- Customizing form parts: -- Taking the layout view -- Theme's the thing -- Managing form controls -- Importing And Exporting Data: -- Retrieving data from other sources: -- Translating file formats -- Importing and linking -- Hit the road, data: -- Export formats -- Exporting table or query data -- Automatic Data Editing: -- Please read this first! -- Creating consistent corrections -- Using queries to automate the editing process: -- Looking for duplicate records -- Running the find duplicates query wizard -- Access And The Web: -- How Access works with the Web -- Understanding Office 365 -- Meet the Custom Web App -- Click! Using Hyperlinks in your Access database: -- Adding a Hyperlink field to your table -- Typing your hyperlinks -- Fine-tuning your hyperlinks -- Testing links -- Embedding web content into your Access forms: -- Adding hyperlinks to your form -- Publishing your data to the Web: -- Publishing your Access tables -- Part 4: Ask Your Data, And Ye Shall Receive Answers: -- Finding, Filtering, And Sorting Your Data-Fast: -- Using the find command: -- Finding anything fast -- Shifting find into high gear -- Sorting from A to Z or Z to A: -- Sorting by a single field -- Sorting on more than one field -- Fast and furious filtering: -- Filtering by a field's content -- Filter by selection -- Filter by form -- Unfiltering in a form -- Filter by excluding selection -- I Was Just Asking-For Answers: -- Simple (yet potent) filter and sort tools: -- Filter things first -- Fact-finding with fun, fast filtering -- Here's the "advanced" part -- Select queries: -- Solid relationships are the key to getting it all (from your tables) -- Running the Query Wizard -- Getting your feet wet with Ad Hoc Queries: -- Adding the finishing touches -- Saving the query -- Running your query -- I Want These And Those Or Them: -- Working with AND and/or OR: -- Data from here to there -- Using multiple levels of AND -- Establishing criteria with OR -- Combining AND with OR and OR and AND -- Number Crunching With The Total Row: -- Kissing that calculator goodbye via the Total Row -- Adding the Total Row to your Queries -- Giving the Total Row a Workout: -- Putting it together with Group By -- Well, that certainly sums it up -- Counting the easy way -- Narrowing the results with Where -- Creating your own Top-Ten List -- Choosing the right field for the Summary Instruction -- Express Yourself With Formulas: -- Simple calculation -- Complex calculations: -- Calculate 'til you drop! -- Using one calculation in another -- Using parameter queries to ask for help -- Adding" words with text formulas -- Hooray for the Expression Builder-- Take Charge With Action Queries: -- Easy update -- Add records in a flash -- Quick cleanup
  • Part 5: Simple And Snazzy Reporting: -- Fast And Furious Automatic Reporting: -- Quick and not-so-dirty automatic reporting: -- Creating a quick, one-table report -- Starting the report wizard -- Previewing your report: -- Zooming in and out and all around -- Pop goes the menu -- Beauty is only skin (report) deep: -- Print options tab -- Page tab -- Columns tab -- Professionally Designed Reports Made Easy: -- Report repairs -- Report organization: -- Structural devices -- Page breaks -- Formatting stuff: -- Adding color -- Relocation, relocation, relocation -- One size does not fit all -- Spaced-out controls -- Borderline beauty -- Tweaking your text -- Sneaking a peek -- Getting a themes make over -- Adding more design elements: -- Drawing lines -- Pretty as a picture -- Headers And Footers And Groups, Oh My!: -- Place for everything and everything in its place: -- Layout basics -- Sections -- Grouping your records -- So you want more? -- Customizing properties: -- Controlling report and page headings -- Adjusting individual sections -- Itemized adjustments -- Magical Mass Mailings: -- Massive mailings with the Label Wizard -- Part 6: More Power To You: -- Analyze This!: -- From Flat File to Relational Tables with Table Analyzer -- Record database object information with the database documenter -- Improve database performance without steroids -- Steer Users In The Right Direction With Navigation Forms: -- Comings and goings of a navigation form -- Am I in the right place? Testing Navigation Forms -- Maintaining the Navigation Form: -- Edit a Navigation form item -- Delete a Navigation Form tab item -- Move a Navigation form item -- Displaying the Navigation Form at Startup -- Part 7: Part Of Tens: -- Ten Common Problems: -- That's just not normal -- You type 73-725, but it changes to 74 -- Words they are a-changing -- Was there and now it's gone: -- Undo -- Search for the missing record -- Backup recovery -- You run a Query, but the results aren't what you expect -- Dreaded parameter Dialog Box -- Slowest database in town -- Your database file is as big as a whale -- You get a mess when importing your spreadsheet -- We're sorry; your database file is corrupt -- Ten Uncommon Tips: -- Document everything as though one day you'll be questioned by the FBI -- Keep your fields as small as possible -- Use number fields for real numbers -- Validate your data -- Use understandable names to keep things simple -- Delete with great caution -- Backup, backup, backup -- Think, think, and think again -- Get organized and stay organized -- There's no shame in asking for help -- Appendix: Getting Help: -- Asking Access for help: -- Installed Help files -- Asking the right questions -- Online Help: -- Office-com -- Search engines and other sites -- Who's our next caller?: -- Voice calls --TDD/TT calls -- Index
Control code
ocn819520156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 436 pages
Isbn
9781118516386
Lccn
2013932118
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)819520156
Label
Access 2013 for dummies, by Laurie Ulrich Fuller and Ken Cook
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: -- About this book -- Conventions used in this book -- What you don't have to read -- Foolish assumptions -- How this book is organized: -- Part 1: Getting Started With Access 2013 -- Part 2: Setting The Table -- Part 3: Data Management Mania -- Part 4: Ask Your Data, And Ye Shall Receive Answers -- Part 5: Simple And Snazzy Reporting -- Part 6: More Power To You -- Part 7: Part Of Tens -- Icons used in this book -- Where to go from here -- Part 1: Getting Started With Access 2013: -- Access 2013 Basic Training: -- What is access good for, anyway?: -- Building big databases -- Building apps -- Creating databases with multiple tables -- Databases with user forms -- Databases that require special reporting -- What's new in Access 2013?: -- New features -- Reach out with SharePoint -- How Access works and how you work with it: -- Opening Access -- Selecting a starting point -- Now what? -- Navigating The Access Workspace: -- Diving right in -- Working with Onscreen Tools in Access -- Clicking tabs -- Using buttons -- File tab and Quick Access tools -- Accessing panes, panels, and context-sensitive tools -- Customizing the Access workspace: -- Repositioning the Quick Access toolbar -- Adding buttons to the quick Access toolbar -- Removing buttons from the Quick Access toolbar -- Minimizing the Ribbon -- Working with ScreenTips -- Mousing around -- Navigating Access with the Alt Key -- Database Basics: -- Database lingo: -- Data, no matter how you pronounce it -- Fields of dreams (or data) -- Records -- Tables -- Database -- Field types and uses -- Choosing between flat and relational databases: -- Isolationist tables -- Tables that mix and mingle -- Building a database -- Adding and removing tables: -- One more, please -- Opps, I didn't mean to do that -- Part 2: Setting The Table: -- Table Tune Ups: -- Primary key to success: -- Lowdown on primary keys -- Creating a primary key -- Making tables get along: -- Rules of relationships -- Relationship types -- Building table relationships: -- Relationships window -- Table relationships -- Indexing for faster queries: -- Create your own index -- Adding and removing indexes -- Remodeling Your Data: -- Opening a table for editing -- Inserting records and fields: -- Adding a record -- Inserting a field -- Deleting a field -- Modifying field content -- Name-calling: -- Renaming fields -- Renaming a table -- Turn uh-Oh! Into Yee-Hah! -- Types, Masks, And Triggers: -- Access table settings -- Field data formats: -- Text fields -- Number and currency fields -- Data/time fields -- Yes/No fields -- Gaining control of data entry: -- You really need to put a mask on those fields -- To require or not to require -- Making your data toe the line with validation -- Give your fingers a mini vacation by default -- Part 3: Data Management Mania: -- Form For All Reasons: -- Generating forms: -- Keeping it simple: form tools -- Granting most wishes: the form wizard -- Customizing form parts: -- Taking the layout view -- Theme's the thing -- Managing form controls -- Importing And Exporting Data: -- Retrieving data from other sources: -- Translating file formats -- Importing and linking -- Hit the road, data: -- Export formats -- Exporting table or query data -- Automatic Data Editing: -- Please read this first! -- Creating consistent corrections -- Using queries to automate the editing process: -- Looking for duplicate records -- Running the find duplicates query wizard -- Access And The Web: -- How Access works with the Web -- Understanding Office 365 -- Meet the Custom Web App -- Click! Using Hyperlinks in your Access database: -- Adding a Hyperlink field to your table -- Typing your hyperlinks -- Fine-tuning your hyperlinks -- Testing links -- Embedding web content into your Access forms: -- Adding hyperlinks to your form -- Publishing your data to the Web: -- Publishing your Access tables -- Part 4: Ask Your Data, And Ye Shall Receive Answers: -- Finding, Filtering, And Sorting Your Data-Fast: -- Using the find command: -- Finding anything fast -- Shifting find into high gear -- Sorting from A to Z or Z to A: -- Sorting by a single field -- Sorting on more than one field -- Fast and furious filtering: -- Filtering by a field's content -- Filter by selection -- Filter by form -- Unfiltering in a form -- Filter by excluding selection -- I Was Just Asking-For Answers: -- Simple (yet potent) filter and sort tools: -- Filter things first -- Fact-finding with fun, fast filtering -- Here's the "advanced" part -- Select queries: -- Solid relationships are the key to getting it all (from your tables) -- Running the Query Wizard -- Getting your feet wet with Ad Hoc Queries: -- Adding the finishing touches -- Saving the query -- Running your query -- I Want These And Those Or Them: -- Working with AND and/or OR: -- Data from here to there -- Using multiple levels of AND -- Establishing criteria with OR -- Combining AND with OR and OR and AND -- Number Crunching With The Total Row: -- Kissing that calculator goodbye via the Total Row -- Adding the Total Row to your Queries -- Giving the Total Row a Workout: -- Putting it together with Group By -- Well, that certainly sums it up -- Counting the easy way -- Narrowing the results with Where -- Creating your own Top-Ten List -- Choosing the right field for the Summary Instruction -- Express Yourself With Formulas: -- Simple calculation -- Complex calculations: -- Calculate 'til you drop! -- Using one calculation in another -- Using parameter queries to ask for help -- Adding" words with text formulas -- Hooray for the Expression Builder-- Take Charge With Action Queries: -- Easy update -- Add records in a flash -- Quick cleanup
  • Part 5: Simple And Snazzy Reporting: -- Fast And Furious Automatic Reporting: -- Quick and not-so-dirty automatic reporting: -- Creating a quick, one-table report -- Starting the report wizard -- Previewing your report: -- Zooming in and out and all around -- Pop goes the menu -- Beauty is only skin (report) deep: -- Print options tab -- Page tab -- Columns tab -- Professionally Designed Reports Made Easy: -- Report repairs -- Report organization: -- Structural devices -- Page breaks -- Formatting stuff: -- Adding color -- Relocation, relocation, relocation -- One size does not fit all -- Spaced-out controls -- Borderline beauty -- Tweaking your text -- Sneaking a peek -- Getting a themes make over -- Adding more design elements: -- Drawing lines -- Pretty as a picture -- Headers And Footers And Groups, Oh My!: -- Place for everything and everything in its place: -- Layout basics -- Sections -- Grouping your records -- So you want more? -- Customizing properties: -- Controlling report and page headings -- Adjusting individual sections -- Itemized adjustments -- Magical Mass Mailings: -- Massive mailings with the Label Wizard -- Part 6: More Power To You: -- Analyze This!: -- From Flat File to Relational Tables with Table Analyzer -- Record database object information with the database documenter -- Improve database performance without steroids -- Steer Users In The Right Direction With Navigation Forms: -- Comings and goings of a navigation form -- Am I in the right place? Testing Navigation Forms -- Maintaining the Navigation Form: -- Edit a Navigation form item -- Delete a Navigation Form tab item -- Move a Navigation form item -- Displaying the Navigation Form at Startup -- Part 7: Part Of Tens: -- Ten Common Problems: -- That's just not normal -- You type 73-725, but it changes to 74 -- Words they are a-changing -- Was there and now it's gone: -- Undo -- Search for the missing record -- Backup recovery -- You run a Query, but the results aren't what you expect -- Dreaded parameter Dialog Box -- Slowest database in town -- Your database file is as big as a whale -- You get a mess when importing your spreadsheet -- We're sorry; your database file is corrupt -- Ten Uncommon Tips: -- Document everything as though one day you'll be questioned by the FBI -- Keep your fields as small as possible -- Use number fields for real numbers -- Validate your data -- Use understandable names to keep things simple -- Delete with great caution -- Backup, backup, backup -- Think, think, and think again -- Get organized and stay organized -- There's no shame in asking for help -- Appendix: Getting Help: -- Asking Access for help: -- Installed Help files -- Asking the right questions -- Online Help: -- Office-com -- Search engines and other sites -- Who's our next caller?: -- Voice calls --TDD/TT calls -- Index
Control code
ocn819520156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 436 pages
Isbn
9781118516386
Lccn
2013932118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)819520156

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