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Setting Up a Database in Excel 2010

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Setting Up a Database in Excel 2010

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Upon completion of this course, you may want to check out additional courses available at lynda.com. For related courses, there's Cleaning Up Your Excel Data and also Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel. For a review of basic Excel functions, take a look at Excel 2010 Essentials. And if you want to become a more proficient user of this powerful software, check out the Excel 2010 Power Shortcuts course. And check back from time to time for additional courses added to this series.

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Setting Up a Database in Excel 2010
43m 27s Appropriate for all Oct 21, 2011

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In this course, author Dennis Taylor shows how to use Excel for creating a simple database. The course explains the limits of Excel as a data management tool and spells out the design considerations for creating a database. It also demonstrates using tables to simplify database creation as well as the Form and Data Validation tools to manage data.

Topics include:
  • Understanding database design concepts
  • Using the Text to Columns feature
  • Creating fields
  • Using tables
  • Adding total fields
  • Formatting tables with the Design tab
  • Using the Form tool to build and view data
  • Using data validation to restrict data entries
Subjects:
Business Databases
Software:
Excel
Author:
Dennis Taylor

Next steps

Upon completion of this course, you may want to check out additional courses available at lynda.com. For related courses, there's Cleaning Up Your Excel Data and also Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel. For a review of basic Excel functions, take a look at Excel 2010 Essentials. And if you want to become a more proficient user of this powerful software, check out the Excel 2010 Power Shortcuts course. And check back from time to time for additional courses added to this series.

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