Access Forms & Reports For Dummies
Develop forms to access the data you need and make reports that make sense!
If you thought you had to use a spreadsheet program to produce reports and forms, guess what! Access can turn out great-looking forms and reports that actually show what's going on with your data -- if you know how to ask it nicely. This hands-on guide helps you do just that, and it works with all versions of Access.
Discover how to
* Ask Access the right questions
* Work with sets of data
* Create simple forms with a wizard
* Use queries to create new tables
* Troubleshoot queries
* Add visual features to reports
Part I: Accessing Both Ends: Getting Data In and Info Out.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Forms and Reports.
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Queries.
Chapter 3: Creating Simple Forms.
Chapter 4: Building Basic Reports.
Part II: Creating Effective Queries.
Chapter 5: Creating Multi-Table Queries.
Chapter 6: Modifying Data with Queries.
Chapter 7: Expanding Queries with SQL.
Chapter 8: Dealing with Quarrelsome Queries.
Part III: Building Really Useful Forms.
Chapter 9: Building Better Forms by Using Controls.
Chapter 10: Using Multiple Tables in Forms.
Chapter 11: Fixing Form Faults.
Part IV: Designing Great Reports.
Chapter 12: Adding Fancy Touches to Reports.
Chapter 13: Creating Reports that Summarize Data.
Chapter 14: When Reports Go Wrong.
Part V: Way Cool Advanced Queries, Forms, and Reports.
Chapter 15: Tricks for Finding Data with Queries.
Chapter 16: Tricks for Updating with Queries.
Chapter 17: Killer Ways to Improve Forms.
Chapter 18: Expert Methods for Sharing Reports.
Chapter 19: Making Reports Look Better.
Chapter 20: Adding Efficiency with Great Tools.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Great Access Sites Online.
Chapter 22: Ten Things to Know About Queries (That Also Help You with Forms and Reports).
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