Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a back end, part of Access 2013: Tips & Tricks.
…If you plan on having multiple people use your database…at once, I highly recommend that you consider splitting it.…Splitting a database separates the objects into two separate files,…creating what is called a front end and a back end.…In the front end are all of the…user interface elements, the forms, reports, and queries.…The back end is where all of the data tables get stored.…Splitting a database into a front end and a back end creates a…situation where you can place the data tables in a common location on a…network drive, so that everyone in the organization can use them while each…individual user gets their own copy of the front end on their local machine.…
Let me show you how to split your database.…I've got the KinetEco database open up here.…And I'm going to go up to database tools.…And over here in the move data section,…I'm going to press this button that says Access database.…This will open up the Database Splitter Wizard, and…this is the easiest wizard in all of Access.…It has a couple of paragraphs of text that you can…
- Creating a kiosk experience
- Hiding the ribbon
- Creating cascading combo boxes
- Working with hidden objects
- Creating a separate back end
- Building a dynamic reporting tool
- Writing custom functions in Visual Basic
- Distributing your application
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating a Start-up Experience
2. Creating Cascading Combo Boxes
3. Working with Hidden Objects
4. Working with Split Databases
Creating a back end3m 44s
5. Creating a Dynamic Reporting Tool
6. Aiding the End User
7. Writing Custom Functions in Visual Basic
8. Distributing Your Application
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