With the Task Management template database loaded, you are now ready to get to work entering new tasks for the Landon Hotel employees. By taking advantage of an interface that has been customized to the process of inputing tasks and assigning them to contacts, you’re able to perform the required steps successfully without much prior knowledge.
- [Voiceover] At this point our task management…database is up and running, and ready for us…to start putting in the tasks that we want to keep track of.…There's a lot of new items on the screen now,…so let's focus our attention to just the portion that's…below this green title bar that says Task List.…Everything inside of this region is geared towards…entering and retrieving our personalized data.…Without knowing anything about this database's structure,…let's see if we can enter in a new task.…For the Landon Hotel, I want to create a task concerning…an upcoming remodel of one of the hotel properties.…Looking at the options available here, I see…that there's a button labeled New Task,…which seems like a logical place to start.…
Let's go ahead and give this a click.…A new window opens, and there's some very clear…labels here to help guide me to…putting information in the correct location.…Let's go ahead and start entering in our task,…and I'll start with the title here.…I'm gonna call this Review Bids from Contractors.…
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- Loading a premade template database
- Exploring the interface
- Defining data types
- Creating tables
- Defining table relationships
- Editing forms
- Creating queries and reports
- Editing reports in Layout view