Microsoft Office Access 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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  • Updated to cover all the latest features and capabilities of Access 2007, this resource provides new and inexperienced Access users with eight task-oriented minibooks that cover begininning to advanced-level material 
  • Each minibook covers a specific aspect of Access, such as database design, tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros
  • Shows how to accomplish specific tasks such as database housekeeping, security data, and using Access with the Web
  • Access is the world's leading desktop database solution and is used by millions of people to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as to build powerful, custom database solutions that integrate with the Web and enterprise data sources
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Alan Simpson is the author of over 115 computer books on all sorts of topics: Windows, databases, Web-site design and development, programming, and network administration. His books are published throughout the world, in over a dozen languages, and have sold millions of copies. Though definitely in the techno-geek category, we let him contribute anyway because sometimes people like that come in handy.

Margaret Levine Young has co-authored several dozen computer books about the Internet, UNIX, WordPerfect, Access, and (stab from the past) PC-File and Javelin, including The Internet For Dummies (Wiley) and Windows XP Home Edition: The Complete Reference (Osborne/McGraw-Hill). She met her future husband Jordan in the R.E.S.I.S.T.O.R.S., a high-school computer club before there were high-school computer clubs. Her other passions are her children, music, Unitarian Universalism (www.uua.org), reading, and anything to do with cooking or eating.

Alison Barrows has authored or co-authored books on Windows, the Internet, Microsoft Access, WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3, and other topics. In addition to writing books, Alison writes and edits technical documentation and training material. In real life she hangs out with her “guys” — Parker, 6, and Mason, 4, and Evan 2 — and tries to carve out some time to practice yoga. Alison lives with her family in central Massachusetts.

April Wells is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and holds an MBA from West Texas A&M. She is a database administrator with expertise in a wide variety of enterprise database software programs, including Oracle, DB2, MySQL, and Access. She is the author of several books and white papers on database software and is a frequent public speaker, trainer, and consultant.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Mar 1, 2011
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Pages
768
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ISBN
9781118050521
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Databases / General
Computers / Software Development & Engineering / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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