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Access 2002 Bible

Access 2002 Bible

Cary N. Prague, Michael R. Irwin

ISBN: 978-0-764-53596-3

Jul 2001

1392 pages

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If Access can do it, you can do it too! Client lists. Sales figures. Web research. Take charge of your data to better run your business or organization. With expert advice from Cary Prague and Michael Irwin, you'll quickly master Access 2002's top database management capabilities and its hot new Web features. Using step-by-step instructions and practical examples and advice, the authors demonstrate everything you need to know to organize, present, analyze, and share data on a network or over the Web.

Access 2002 Bible provides comprehensive coverage of all new features and capabilities, including vastly improved Data Access Pages which gives you more ways to provide information over the Web. In addition, Access 2002 carries several performance improvements and an enhanced new file format.


PART I: First Things First.

Chapter 1: What Is Access 2002?

Chapter 2: Installing and Running Access 2002.

Chapter 3: A Hands-on Tour of Access 2002.

Chapter 4: Database Concepts and Design.

PART II: Creating the Objects.

Chapter 5: Creating Database Tables.

Chapter 6: Setting Relationships Between Tables.

Chapter 7: Working with Information in Tables.

Chapter 8: Creating and Using Simple Data-Entry Forms.

Chapter 9: Understanding and Creating Simple Queries.

Chapter 10: Creating and Working with Simple Reports.

PART III: Using Access in Your Work.

Chapter 11: Using Operators, Functions, and Expressions.

Chapter 12: Creating Relations and Joins in Queries.

Chapter 13: Working with Select Queries.

Chapter 14: Understanding Form Controls.

Chapter 15: Creating and Customizing Data-Entry Forms.

Chapter 16: Creating Great Looking Forms.

Chapter 17: Adding Data-Validation Controls to Forms.

Chapter 18: Using OLE Objects, Graphs, Pivot Tables/Charts, and ActiveX Controls.

Chapter 19: Creating and Customizing Reports.

Chapter 20: Presentation-Quality Reports and Printing.

Chapter 21: Creating Calculations and Summaries in Reports.

PART IV: Advanced Access Database Topics.

Chapter 22: Working with External Data.

Chapter 23: Working with Advanced Select Queries.

Chapter 24: Working with Action Queries.

Chapter 25: Advanced Query Topics.

Chapter 26: Working with Subforms.

Chapter 27: Creating Mail Merge and Label Reports.

PART V: Access Application Tools.

Chapter 28: Working with Macros and Events.

Chapter 29: Using Macros in Forms and Reports.

Chapter 30: Working with Visual Basic in Access 2002.

Chapter 31: Using Visual Basic in Forms and Reports.

Chapter 32: Creating Switchboards, Command Bars, Menus, Toolbars, and Dialog Boxes.

PART VI: Access and the External World.

Chapter 33: Moving from Jet to the SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine.

Chapter 34: Working with Access Projects.

Chapter 35: Using and Creating Access Objects for Intranets and the Internet.

Chapter 36: Building Web Applications, Data Access Pages, and XML.

Appendix A: Access 2002 Specifications.

Appendix B: Mountain Animal Hospital Tables.

Appendix C: What's on the CD-ROM.

Appendix D: Chapter Cross-Reference Guide.



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"The Best book out there & I used this book so much I wore out the binding." Don Dimon, MCSE, MCP+I, Senior Programmer/Analyst