Saving and reusing objects as application parts


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Saving and reusing objects as application parts

In Access 2010, commonly used tables and forms are available as Application Parts. Application Parts are internal templates that you can use to quickly create a table and its supporting forms, so you don't need to build these objects from scratch. Our Customer Orders Database has been in use for a few months and we've been asked to make some modifications. Specifically, users need to store two new types of information. The first is comments related to a customer and the second is issues that are related to fulfilling a specific order.

We're going to use Application Parts to create these Comments and Issues tables. We're looking at the Customers database right now and we could simply add a Comments field to the Customers table, but over time we would end up with a lot of text in that field. And we wouldn't be able to know when a comment was actually entered or edited. By creating a separate table for Comments, each comment will be entered individually and we'll be a...

Saving and reusing objects as application parts
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Saving and reusing objects as application parts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Access 2010: Real-World Projects

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