Access 2010 All-in-One For Dummies
If you want to learn Microsoft Access inside and out, the nine minibooks in this easy-access reference are exactly what you need. Read the book cover to cover, or jump into any of the minibooks for the instruction and topics you need most. Learn how to connect Access to SQL Server, manipulate your data locally, use nifty new features from Office 2010 such as the enhanced Ribbon, create queries and macros like a champ, and much more. From the basics to advanced functions, it’s what you need to make Access more accesssible.
- Shows you how to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data using Microsoft Access 2010, the database application included with Microsoft Office 2010
- Includes nine minibooks that cover such topics as database design, tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, database administration, securing data, programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and using Access with the Web
- Helps you build database solutions that integrate with the Web and other enterprise data sources
- Offers plenty of techniques, tips, and tricks to help you get the most out of Access
This all-in-one guide contains everything you need to start power-using Access 2010!
Book I: Essential Concepts.
Chapter 1: Introducing Access 2010.
Chapter 2: Getting Started, Getting Around.
Chapter 3: Designing Your Database the Relational Way.
Book II: Tables for Storing Your Data.
Chapter 1: Creating and Modifying Tables.
Chapter 2: Refi ning Your Table in Design View.
Chapter 3: Sorting, Finding, and Filtering Data in a Datasheet.
Chapter 4: Importing and Exporting Data.
Chapter 5: Avoiding "Garbage In, Garbage Out".
Chapter 6: Relating Your Tables and Protecting Your Data.
Book III: Queries (or Getting Information from Your Data).
Chapter 1: Creating Select Queries.
Chapter 2: Letting Queries Do the Math.
Chapter 3: Doing Neat Things with Action Queries and Query Wizards.
Chapter 4: Viewing Your Data from All Angles Using Crosstabs and PivotTables.
Book IV: Forms for Editing Data.
Chapter 1: Designing and Using Forms (and Reports).
Chapter 2: Jazzing Up Your Forms (and Reports).
Chapter 3: Creating Smarter Forms.
Chapter 4: Doing Calculations in Forms and Subforms (and Reports).
Book V: Reporting in Words and Pictures.
Chapter 1: Creating and Spiffi ng Up Reports.
Chapter 2: Printing Beautiful Reports.
Chapter 3: Creating Charts and Graphs from Your Data.
Book VI: Automation with Macros.
Chapter 1: Making Macros Do the Work.
Chapter 2: Making Macros Smarter.
Book VII: Database Administration.
Chapter 1: Database Housekeeping.
Chapter 2: Sharing the Fun: Managing Multiuser Access.
Chapter 3: Securing Your Access Database.
Book VIII: Programming in VBA.
Chapter 1: What the Heck Is VBA?
Chapter 2: Writing Code.
Chapter 3: Writing Smarter Code.
Chapter 4: Controlling Forms with VBA.
Chapter 5: Using SQL and Recordsets.
Chapter 6: Debugging Your Code.
Book IX: Going Beyond Access.
Chapter 1: Automation with Other Offi ce Programs.
Chapter 2: Using Access as a Front-End to SQL Server.
Chapter 3: Using Access with SharePoint.
Appendix: Installing Microsoft Access.
Margaret Levine Young is coauthor of over two dozen books, including The Internet For Dummies.
Joseph C. Stockman is an independent consultant, software designer, and author.