Microsoft Access 97 Bible, Gold Edition

Microsoft Access 97 Bible, Gold Edition

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by Cary N. Prague, Michael R. Irwin, James D. Foxall, William C. Amo
     
 

The Ultimate Guide to Access 97! In this indispensable resource, four of the world's best-known Access experts share everything they've learned through years of building and managing Access. With over 400 pages of additional information on security, programming, integrating with Microsoft Office, and more, this Gold Edition of the bestselling Access 97

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Overview

The Ultimate Guide to Access 97! In this indispensable resource, four of the world's best-known Access experts share everything they've learned through years of building and managing Access. With over 400 pages of additional information on security, programming, integrating with Microsoft Office, and more, this Gold Edition of the bestselling Access 97 Bible will answer all your questions and help you create the perfect database systems for your business. Inside, Find Everything You Need to Know to:

  • Add controls, complex data validation, and multimedia elements to your system
  • Build multi-table, action, and other advanced queries
  • Generate reports, including mail-merge reports and mailing labels
  • Integrate data from other Office applications or other databases
  • Master one-to-many relationships
  • Use macros and VBA to automate manual processes
  • Develop custom toolbars, dialog boxes, and pull-down help menus
  • Create add-ins, wizards, and stand-alone applications
  • Publish databases to the Web or a corporate intranet
Award-winning business applications on CD-ROM!
  • Check Writer — Microsoft Network Award for Best Application
  • Flex Search, the Access File Utilities, and more from Database Creations's EZ Access Developers Suite Sampler
  • Yes! I Can Run My Business working demo — 1998 Access Advisor Readers Choice Award
  • Links to Cary Prague's Database Creations on the Web, the world's largest Access add-on company
Plus all the examples, templates, and code from the book Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like—free—but they have no technical support. Up to 25% off the best add-on software, books, and video training — see inside for details! www.idgbooks.com System Requirements: Pentium PC; Windows 95 or NT; 16MB RAM; Access 97 or Microsoft Office Professional or Developer's Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764533556
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Bible Series
Edition description:
Gold Edition
Pages:
1536
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.50(d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Cary N. Prague, a Microsoft Certified Professional, is an internationally best-selling author and lecturer in the database industry. He is also the president of Database Creations, Inc., the world's largest Microsoft Access add-on company. This direct-mail business creates and markets add-on software, books, and video training for personal computer databases. Its Web site is at www.databasecreations.com. Cary also manages a very successful consulting company that is a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider, specializing in Microsoft Access application. His local and national clients include many Fortune 500 software companies, manufacturers, defense contractors, and insurance companies. Cary is one of the best-selling authors in the computer database management market. He has written nearly 35 books, which have sold almost one million copies, covering such software as Microsoft Access, Borland's dBASE IV, Paradox, R:Base, and Framework. He is currently writing several new Access 2000 books. He was a contributing editor for Access Advisor magazine and continues to write for it. Michael R. Irwin is considered one of the leading authorities on automated database and Internet management systems. He is a noted worldwide lecturer, a winner of national and international awards, a best-selling author, and a developer of client/server, Internet, intranet, and PC-based database management systems. Mr. Irwin has extensive database knowledge gained from working as a developer and analyst for the Information Systems Division of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department for over 20 years. Since retiring in June 1992, he runs his own consulting firm, Database Integrators, specializing in Internet database integration and emphasizing client/server and net solutions. With consulting offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Manila, Philippines, his company does training and development of Internet and database applications. Michael has authored numerous database books, several of them consistently on best-seller lists. His most recent works include the Access 97 Bible (IDG Books Worldwide); he has also written a book on Asian customs and cultures, to be released in 1999. His books are published in over 24 languages worldwide. Michael has developed and markets several add-on software products for the Internet and productivity-related applications, many of which can be obtained from his various Internet sites or on many common download sites. He has also developed and distributes several development tools and add-ins for a wide range of developer applications.

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