If you don't know a relational database from an isolationist table—but still need to figure out how to organize and analyze your data—Access 2016 For Dummies is for you. Written in a friendly and accessible manner, it assumes no prior Access or database-building knowledge and walks you through the basics of creating tables to store your data, building forms that ease data entry, writing queries that pull real information from your data, and creating reports that back up your analysis. Add in a dash of humor and fun, and Access 2016 For Dummies is the only resource you'll need to go from data rookie to data pro!
This expanded and updated edition of Access For Dummies covers all of the latest information and features to help data newcomers better understand Access' role in the world of data analysis and data science. Inside, you'll get a crash course on how databases work—and how to build one from the ground up. Plus, you'll find step-by-step guidance on how to structure data to make it useful, manipulate, edit, and import data into your database, write and execute queries to gain insight from your data, and report data in elegant ways.
If you have little to no experience with creating and managing a database of any sort, Access 2016 For Dummies is the perfect starting point for learning the basics of building databases, simplifying data entry and reporting, and improving your overall data skills.
Laurie Ulrich Fuller is a professional technology author and trainer. She's created training materials that cover Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Ken Cook is a professional database developer, instructor, and author. The two experts have teamed to write the previous three editions of Access For Dummies.
Access may be the least understood and most challengingapplication in the Microsoft Office suite. This guide is designedto help anyone who lacks experience in creating and managing adatabase learn to use Access 2010 quickly and easily.
In the classic For Dummies tradition, the book providesan education in Access, the interface, and the architecture of adatabase. It explains the process of building a database, linkinginformation, sharing data, generating reports, and much more.As the Microsoft Office database application, Access may be theleast understood and most challenging part of the Office suiteAccess 2010 For Dummies walks newcomers through buildingand using their first databaseCovers linking information in a database, settingrelationships, modeling data, and building tablesExplores how to extract data from Access and get specificanswers, create forms, and export data in reportsA section for more experienced users looks at analyzing errorsand creating an interface
Fully updated for the newest version, Access 2010 ForDummies gets new Access users up to speed and helps veteransget the most from the Office database application.
Access 2016 Bible is your, comprehensive reference to the world's most popular database management tool. With clear guidance toward everything from the basics to the advanced, this go-to reference helps you take advantage of everything Access 2016 has to offer. Whether you're new to Access or getting started with Access 2016, you'll find everything you need to know to create the database solution perfectly tailored to your needs, with expert guidance every step of the way. The companion website features all examples and databases used in the book, plus trial software and a special offer from Database Creations. Start from the beginning for a complete tutorial, or dip in and grab what you need when you need it.
Access enables database novices and programmers to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as build powerful, integrable, custom database solutions but databases can be complex, and difficult to navigate. This book helps you harness the power of the database with a solid understanding of their purpose, construction, and application.Understand database objects and design systems objectsBuild forms, create tables, manipulate datasheets, and add data validationUse Visual Basic automation and XML Data Access Page designExchange data with other Office applications, including Word, Excel, and more
From database fundamentals and terminology to XML and Web services, this book has everything you need to maximize Access 2016 and build the database you need.
If you want to learn Microsoft Access inside and out, the nineminibooks in this easy-access reference are exactly what you need.Read the book cover to cover, or jump into any of the minibooks forthe instruction and topics you need most. Learn how to connectAccess to SQL Server, manipulate your data locally, use nifty newfeatures from Office 2010 such as the enhanced Ribbon, createqueries and macros like a champ, and much more. From the basics toadvanced functions, it’s what you need to make Access moreaccesssible.Shows you how to store, organize, view, analyze, and share datausing Microsoft Access 2010, the database application included withMicrosoft Office 2010Includes nine minibooks that cover such topics as databasedesign, tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, databaseadministration, securing data, programming with Visual Basic forApplications (VBA), and using Access with the WebHelps you build database solutions that integrate with the Weband other enterprise data sourcesOffers plenty of techniques, tips, and tricks to help you getthe most out of Access
This all-in-one guide contains everything you need to startpower-using Access 2010!
Microsoft Access allows you to store, organize, view, analyze,and share data; the new Access 2013 release enables you to buildeven more powerful, custom database solutions that integrate withthe web and enterprise data sources. Access 2013 For Dummiescovers all the new features of the latest version of Accessandserves as an ideal reference, combining the latest Access featureswith the basics of building usable databases. You'll learn how tocreate an app from the Welcome screen, get support for your desktopdatabases, and much more.Includes coverage of all the new features of Access 2013,including the updated interfaceShows you how to create and share reportsFeatures special videos and materials created by the authors tohelp reinforce the lessons included in the bookHelps you build data analysis and interface tools for yourspecific needsOffers plenty of techniques and tips for solving commonproblems
Access 2013 For Dummies provides you with access to thelatest version of this database tool.
Explore database basics and build tables and reports thatcorral your data
Access has undergone an extreme makeover! Whether you've usedone of the older versions or this is your first exposure to Access,here's where you'll find the essentials you need to make thisdatabase system work for you. Cruise around the new interface, teamup Access with other Office applications, use wizards to automateyour work, and much more.
Discover how toCreate a new Access databaseImport and export dataBuild forms for efficient data entrySearch tables for specific dataConstruct custom reportsCustomize your database navigation
Most people with Office 2003 are wasting a lot of software powerand a lot of time. They do the same routine things in the sameroutine ways and haven’t begun to explore the capabilities ofOffice 2003. If you’re one of them, Office 2003 TimesavingTechniques For Dummies gets you out of your rut and intoaction. It provides over 70 timesaving techniques for Word, Excel,Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. (Most of the tips work with Office2000 and Office XP, too.) You’ll customize Office to meetyour needs and start working like a pro in no time with easy-to-usetricks, tips, and techniques for:Streamlining your toolbars (Word alone has dozens to choosefrom)Setting up Outlook, searching with folders, organizing withflags, and dealing with spamTaking proper security measures, including using and updatingan antivirus package and avoiding potentially dangerous fileextensionsEditing and laying out impressive Word documentsUsing keyboard shortcutsDiving into more advanced Office skills such as writing macros,setting up templates, and using multimedia with PowerPointUsing Excel to build self-verifying spreadsheetsRunning totals and subtotals in AccessCombining applications to print holiday greetings and run anelectronic newsletter
Written by Woody Leonhard, author of Windows XP TimesavingTechniques For Dummies and the bestseller Windows XPAll-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, this guides helps youeliminate extra steps and little annoyances and do thingsyou probably didn’t know you could do, such as:Building e-mail stationeryCalculating sales tax with the Lookup WizardMaking professional labelsEncrypting messagesRecording narration for PowerPoint presentations
Complete with an index that lets you find what you want,fast. Office 2003 Timesaving Techniques For Dummieshelps you get up to speed and down to work. After all, timesa-wastin!
Office 2016 For Seniors For Dummies is the ideal resource for learning the fundamentals of the Microsoft Office suite. You'll explore the functionality of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, establishing basic knowledge that you can build upon as you continue to experiment with Office's applications. Larger font and image sizes mean you can easily read the content—and text that gets back to basics walks you through everything you need to know to use these programs in a variety of environments.
Whether you want to improve your Microsoft Office skills to stay competitive at work or to finally write that novel you've had simmering in your head for the last ten years, this is the resource you need to get started!Access clear-cut, easy-to-read steps that show you how to get the most out of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OutlookLearn the fundamentals of Microsoft Office 2016 -starting with the basicsEstablish good work habits within the Microsoft Office suite to set yourself up for successFind the information you're looking for with short chapter openers that point you in the right direction
Office 2016 For Seniors For Dummies is essential to keeping your mind sharp and your computer skills on the cutting edge!!
Packed with straightforward, friendly instruction, this updateto one of the bestselling Office books of all time gets youthoroughly up to speed and helps you learn how to take fulladvantage of the new features in Office 2013. After coverage of thefundamentals, you'll discover how to spice up your Word documents,edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add pizazz to yourPowerPoint presentation, and much more.Helps you harness the power of all five Office 2013applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and AccessDiscusses typing and formatting text in Word and easy ways todress up your documents with color, graphics, and moreDemonstrates navigating and editing an Excel spreadsheet,creating formulas, and charting and analyzing Excel dataWalks you through creating a PowerPoint presentation and addingsome punch with color, sound, pictures, and videosExplores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storingcontacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and settingappointmentsDelves into designing Access databases, including editing,modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewingand printing reports, and more
The fun and friendly approach of Office 2013 For Dummiesmakes doing Office work easy and efficient!
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Packed with straightforward, friendly instruction, this updated edition of the bestselling Microsoft Office book gets you thoroughly up to speed on the latest version of the industry standard for office productivity suites. In no time, Office 2016 For Dummies will help you become a whiz at Word, take your Excel skills to new heights, add pizzazz to your PowerPoint presentations, and make every part of your work day more organized and productive.
Following alongside approachable, plain-English explanations, you'll quickly discover how to type, format text, and design documents in Word; navigate and edit spreadsheets, create formulas, and analyze data in Excel; configure email, store contacts, organize tasks, and schedule your time with Outlook; create and edit well-designed and crowd-pleasing PowerPoint presentations; and design, edit, and modify an Access database. Even if the mere thought of working with Microsoft Office makes you nervous, this fun and friendly guide makes it easy.Helps you make sense of word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and much moreCovers the five main Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and AccessWalks you through the new features of Microsoft Office 2016Written by a veteran author who has written more than 20 For Dummies books, which account for more than three million books in print
If you're an uninitiated user looking to make the most of this powerful suite of applications, this hands-on, friendly guide is the key to your brand new Office!