Microsoft Access 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

  • 12h 57m
  • Alison Barrows, Joseph C. Stockman, Margaret Levine Young
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2010

Build powerful custom database solutions to keep your data organized and accessible

What kind of golden nuggets are in your data? This reference shows how to take advantage of Microsoft Access 2010's new features and capabilities so you can, well, access the information you need. You'll breeze through everything from tables, queries, and forms to database administration and Visual Basic for Applications as you learn this program.

  • Set the table — follow easy ways to make new tables, create table templates, and utilize the Table Wizard
  • Pick and choose your data — learn how to find the information you want and organize it in a way that's more useful
  • Get creative with forms — build your own forms using the Form Wizard
  • Cut your workload — find out how to write simple instructions that tell Access how to automate steps instead of doing it yourself
  • Show it off — see the best ways to design reports and print form letters, mailing labels, numbers with totals and subtotals, and more
  • Keep your database clean — discover what you need to do to ensure that your data is neat and tidy
  • Go beyond Access — interact with and move data to and from other programs on your computer or computers all over the world

Open the book and find:

  • How to easily design your relational database
  • Ways to create select queries
  • How to design and use forms for editing data
  • Techniques for spiffing up reports with charts and graphs
  • Methods for making macros smarter
  • Steps for securing your database
  • Tips for programming in VBA
  • How to use Access with SharePoint and SQL Server

9 Books in 1

  • Essential Concepts
  • Tables
  • Queries
  • Forms
  • Reports
  • Macros
  • Database Administration
  • Programming in VBA
  • Going Beyond Access

About the Authors

Alison Barrows has written books on Access, Windows, and the Internet, including Access For Dummies Quick Reference.

Margaret Levine Young is coauthor of over two dozen books, including The Internet For Dummie.

Joseph C. Stockman is an independent consultant, software designer, and author.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Access 2010
  • Getting Started, Getting Around
  • Designing Your Database the Relational Way
  • Creating and Modifying Tables
  • Refining Your Table in Design View
  • Sorting, Finding, and Filtering Data in a Datasheet
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Avoiding “Garbage In, Garbage Out”
  • Relating Your Tables and Protecting Your Data
  • Creating Select Queries
  • Letting Queries do the Math
  • Doing Neat Things with Action Queries and Query Wizards
  • Viewing Your Data from All Angles Using Crosstabs and PivotTables
  • Designing and Usinq forms (and Reports)
  • Jazzing up Your Forms (and Reports)
  • Creating Smarter Forms
  • Doing Calculations in Forms and Subforms (and Reports)
  • Creating and Spiffing up Reports
  • Printing Beautiful Reports
  • Creating Charts and Graphs from Your Data
  • Making Macros do the Work
  • Making Macros Smarter
  • Database Housekeeping
  • Sharing the Fun—Managing Multiuser Access
  • Securing Your Access Database
  • What the Heck is VBA?
  • Writing Code
  • Writing Smarter Code
  • Controlling Forms with VBA
  • Usinq SQL and Recordsets
  • Debugging Your Code
  • Automation with other Office Programs
  • Using Access as a Front-End to SQL Server
  • Using Access with SharePoint