Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Accessing Access help, part of Office 365: Access Essential Training.
- If you find yourself in need of a refresher…on how a particular feature works,…then you might consider turning…to the built in Access help system.…In order to get to it you'll just press…the question mark icon up here on the toolbar.…That will will launch the Access Help,…where we can do a search for the thing we want to find.…In this case I want to find some help on a delete query,…and I'll press the enter key to run the search.…It will return some results,…and I'm going to click on this first one…that says "Create and run a delete query".…So here is some information about…how the delete query operates.…I can scroll through it to find out…how to work a delete query or how to create one…and I can get to work.…
Later on, we're going to talk about…using functions in our database queries,…and the help documentation can be a very valuable resource…when it comes time to understanding…the various function parameters…and arguments that need to be supplied.…One of the functions that we could take a look at…is called the "Left Function",…
The course also shows you how to build queries and action queries, create and design forms, use macros, integrate Access with the rest of the Office 365 suite, and maintain your databases over time.
- Creating a new database
- Creating tables and new data types
- Importing and entering data
- Setting up relationships and primary keys
- Adding validation rules
- Sorting and filtering table data
- Building queries
- Designing forms
- Creating reports
- Attaching macros to buttons and tables
- Working with Excel and Outlook data
- Maintaining an Access database
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Creating Tables
3. Setting Field Properties
4. Organizing Records
5. Using Queries
6. Working with Specialty Queries
7. Creating Forms
8. Designing Forms
9. Creating Reports
10. Working with Macros
11. Integrating Access with the Office Suite
12. Maintaining the Database
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