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Microsoft® Access 2000 Bible, Gold Edition

Microsoft® Access 2000 Bible, Gold Edition

Cary N. Prague, Michael R. Irwin, Jennifer Reardon

ISBN: 978-0-764-53404-1

Sep 1999

1552 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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With more than 400 pages of additional information on security, help systems, programming, performance optimization, advanced client/server techniques, and more, this deluxe GOLD edition will answer all your Access 2000 questions and help you create state-of-the-art database systems for your business. In this indispensable resource, three of the world's best-known Access experts share everything they've learned through years of building and managing Access databases.


PART I: First Things First.

Chapter 1: What Is Access 2000?

Chapter 2: Installing and Running Access 2000.

Chapter 3: A Review of Database Concepts.

Chapter 4: A Hands-on Tour of Access 2000.

Chapter 5: A Case Study in Database Design.

PART II: Basic Database Usage.

Chapter 6: Creating Database Tables.

Chapter 7: Entering, Changing, Deleting, and Displaying Data.

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

Chapter 9: Understanding and Using Simple Queries.

Chapter 10: Creating and Printing Simple Reports.

Chapter 11: Setting Relationships Between Tables.

PART III: Using Access in Your Work.

Chapter 12: Using Operators, Functions, and Expressions.

Chapter 13: Creating Relations and Joins in Queries.

Chapter 14: Creating Select Queries.

Chapter 15: Understanding Controls and Properties.

Chapter 16: Creating and Customizing Data-Entry Forms.

Chapter 17: Creating Great-Looking Forms.

Chapter 18: Adding Data-Validation Controls to Forms.

Chapter 19: Using OLE Objects, Graphs, and ActiveX Custom Controls.

Chapter 20: Creating and Customizing Reports.

Chapter 21: Presentation Quality Reports and Printing.

Chapter 22: Creating Calculations and Summaries in Reports.

PART IV: Advanced Database Features.

Chapter 23: Working with External Data.

Chapter 24: Advanced Select Queries.

Chapter 25: Creating Action Queries.

Chapter 26: Advanced Query Topics.

Chapter 27: Creating and Using Subforms.

Chapter 28: Creating Mailing Labels and Mail Merge Reports.

PART V: Applications in Access.

Chapter 29: An Introduction to Macros and Events.

Chapter 30: Using Macros in Forms and Reports.

Chapter 31: Creating Switchboards, Command Bars, Menus, Toolbars, and Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 32: Using Data Access Pages, Intranets, and the Internet.

Chapter 33: Using Access with the Microsoft Database Engine and SQL Server.

Chapter 34: Introduction to Applications with VBA.

Chapter 35: The Access 2000 Programming Environment.

PART VI: Advanced Access Topics.

Chapter 36: Optimizing Performance.

Chapter 37: Securing an Access Application.

Chapter 38: Creating Help Systems in Access 2000.

Chapter 39: Using the Microsoft Office Developer.

Chapter 40: Integrating with Microsoft Office 2000.

Chapter 41: Exploring Replication.

Chapter 42: Exploring Add-Ins and Libraries.

Appendix A: Microsoft Access 2000 Specifications.

Appendix B: Mountain Animal Hospital Tables.

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

Appendix D: Example CD Object Cross-Reference Guide.

Appendix E: Chapter Cross-Reference Guide.


End-User License Agreement.

CD-ROM Installation Instructions.