Access 2003 For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

Grab your data and get it on the table!

Meet the wizards, ask the right questions, give data a form, and share it online

What? You’re still letting your data run around loose? Grab this book and build a database you can, well, access! John Kaufeld demystifies databases for even the truly timid. You’ll soon be constructing tables, turning out...

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Access 2003 For Dummies

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Overview

Grab your data and get it on the table!

Meet the wizards, ask the right questions, give data a form, and share it online

What? You’re still letting your data run around loose? Grab this book and build a database you can, well, access! John Kaufeld demystifies databases for even the truly timid. You’ll soon be constructing tables, turning out reports, delving into existing databases, and querying with the best of them, all with the greatest of ease.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118053256
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/25/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 870,248
  • File size: 21 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

John Kaufeld has written all previous editions of Access For Dummies as well as several other books. John also operates shippertools.com, an online shipping assistant.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Which Came First, the Data or the Base?

Chapter 1: The 37-Minute Overview.

Chapter 2: Finding Your Way Around like a Native.

Chapter 3: Calling the Online St. Bernard and Other Forms of Help.

Part II: Truly Tempting Tables.

Chapter 4: Designing and Building a Home for Your Data.

Chapter 5: Relationships, Keys, and Indexes (and Why You Really Do Care).

Chapter 6: New Data, Old Data, and Data in Need of Repair.

Chapter 7: Making Your Table Think with Formats, Masks, and Validations.

Chapter 8: Making Your Datasheets Dance.

Chapter 9: Table Remodeling Tips for the Do-It-Yourselfer.

Part III: Finding the Ultimate Answer to Almost Everything.

Chapter 10: Quick Searches: Find, Filter, and Sort.

Chapter 11: Pose a Simple Query, Get 10,000 Answers.

Chapter 12: Searching a Slew of Tables.

Chapter 13: Lions AND Tigers OR Bears? Oh My!

Chapter 14: Teaching Queries to Think and Count.

Chapter 15: Calculating Your Way to Fame and Fortune.

Chapter 16: Automated Editing for Big Changes.

Part IV: Turning Your Table into a Book.

Chapter 17: AutoReport: Like the Model-T, It’s Clunky but It Runs.

Chapter 18: Wizardly Help with Labels, Charts, and Multilevel Reports.

Chapter 19: It’s Amazing What a Little Formatting Can Do.

Chapter 20: Headers and Footers for Groups, Pages, and Even (Egad) Entire Reports.

Part V: Wizards, Forms, and Other Mystical Stuff.

Chapter 21: Spinning Your Data onto the Web.

Chapter 22: Making Forms that Look Cool and Work Great.

Chapter 23: If Love Is Universal, Why Can’t I Export to It?

Chapter 24: The Analyzer: Your Data’s Dr. Freud, Dr. Watson, and Dr. Jekyll.

Chapter 25: Talking to Your Computer.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 26: Ten Timesaving Keyboard Shortcuts.

Chapter 27: Ten Common Crises and How to Survive Them.

Chapter 28: Ten Tips from Database Nerds.

Index.

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