Running Microsoft Access 2000

Running Microsoft Access 2000

by John Viescas, John Vies


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Running Microsoft Access 2000 by John Viescas, John Vies

The complete reference—made by Microsoft—to help you be more productive with this bestselling relational database. This authoritative handbook has the answers you need for learning how to use Access 2000 for everything from personal desktop applications and workgroup systems to scalable back-end enterprise databases.


  • Take advantage of enhanced integration with the Web for seamless data-sharing across platforms and user levels
  • Publish live data to the Web with new data access pages
  • Use the built-in programming language, Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications, to automate tasks, customize menus and toolbars, connect applications to the Internet, and more
  • Gain insight into using Microsoft Access 2000 as a component within Microsoft Office 2000
  • Easy Access to Information
  • “Chapters at a Glance” for quick reference
  • Master table of contents
  • Extensive cross-referenced index
  • Two-color interior for easier navigation
  • Everything Is Clear
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Hundreds of screen illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Tips and advice from the experts

The CD contains all sample databases from the book, which you can study and reuse.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572319349
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 05/04/1999
Series: Running Series
Pages: 1072
Product dimensions: 7.39(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.85(d)

About the Author

John L. Viescas is a database expert who provides consulting and training services to companies around the globe. He is the author of numerous books, including Running Microsoft Access 97, Running Microsoft Access 2000, Microsoft Office Access 2003 Inside Out, Building Microsoft Access Applications, and Microsoft Office Access 2007 Inside Out. John has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 1993.

Home Page: Viescas Consulting, Inc.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Microsoft Access Is a Database
Chapter 2: The Uses of Microsoft Access
Chapter 3: Touring Microsoft Access

Chapter 4: Designing Your Database Application
Chapter 5: Building Your Database in Microsoft Access
Chapter 6: Modifying Your Database Design

Chapter 7: Using Datasheets
Chapter 8: Adding Power with Select Queries
Chapter 9: Modifying Data with Action Queries
Chapter 10: Importing, Linking, and Exporting Data
Chapter 11: Advanced Query Design-SQL

Part IV: Using Forms
Chapter 12: Form Basics
Chapter 13: Building Forms
Chapter 14: Customizing Forms
Chapter 15: Advanced Form Design

Chapter 16: Report Basics
Chapter 17: Constructing a Report
Chapter 18: Advanced Report Design
Chapter 19: Publishing Data on the Web

Chapter 20: Adding Power with Macros
Chapter 21:Automating Your Application with Macros
Chapter 22: Visual Basic Fundamentals
Chapter 23: Automating Your Application with Visual Basic
Chapter 24: The Finishing Touches
Chapter 25: After Completing Your Application
Appendix: Installing Microsoft Office

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