Working with Databases in Access 2016 for Windows

Access 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Access 2016 is the database application in the Microsoft Office 2016 suite. Discover how to open existing databases and create new ones, and learn how you can customize the interface, including the Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon.


  • Creating a database
    Using database templates
    Understanding the interface
  • Customizing the interface
    Customizing your Quick Access Toolbar
    Customizing the ribbon


  • 4m 3s
    If you want to get the most out of Access 2016, you are going to need to know how to find the program and create a new database. Any database that you have already created can also be opened in Access 2016. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 58s
    Access 2016 comes complete with a number of database templates. Templates are predesigned and preformatted files, often containing queries, tables and reports, that can be used to speed up the creation of your database. If you cannot find the template you need, you can use the search engine and keyword categories to search the online Office library for more files. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Understanding the interface in Access 2016 for Windows
    5m 1s
    Before you can really begin to use Access 2016, you will need to know how a database functions and what the different terms - such as table, field, value, query, report and form - mean. It is also important to know how to use the navigation tools and Access 2016 interface, which is designed to help you find the tool you need with the minimum of fuss. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing the interface in Access 2016 for Windows
    3m 44s
    The Access 2016 interface is highly customizable. You can, for example, change the Office account background and theme. You will also have noticed that, by default, screentips describing a particular tool appear when you move your mouse over it. If you do not need them, however, you will find that these can be edited or even switched off. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing your Quick Access Toolbar in Access 2016 for Windows
    4m 10s
    If you often find yourself going back to the same tools in Access 2016, then you may find it useful to know how to add shortcuts to your Quick Access Toolbar. This toolbar, which contains shortcuts to a number of different frequently used tools - such as undo and redo - can be customized to suit your preferences. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Customizing the ribbon in Access 2016 for Windows
    5m 9s
    The Access 2016 ribbon is where you will find most of the main tools you will need when creating and editing your documents. If you cannot find the tool you are looking for, however, you can create your own custom tab. It is also possible to edit the appearance of your ribbon and change which of the standard tabs are activated when you open the program. FREE ACCESS


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