Explore database basics and build tables and reports that corral your data
Access has undergone an extreme makeover! Whether you've used one of the older versions or this is your first exposure to Access, here's where you'll find the essentials you need to make this database system work for you. Cruise around the new interface, team up Access with other Office applications, use wizards to automate your work, and much more.
Discover how to Create a new Access database Import and export data Build forms for efficient data entry Search tables for specific data Construct custom reports Customize your database navigation
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Microsoft Access is a database development and maintenance program, but it can be confusing when trying to learn how to complete the tasks required to create an application. Microsoft Access 2003 In a Snap can quickly show you how to complete a specific task in an easy-to-follow format complete with illustrated steps. Sections of the book are organized into task categories such as Table Creation, Queries and Form Design. Intended to keep you focused and on-target, this book does not spend time explaining database architecture or application design. If you are the casual Access user or if you use it in your day-to-day work life, this book is a great reference tool!
Need answers quickly? Access 2013 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.
Inside the Book
• Create desktop databases or web apps for traditional and online users to gather, organize, and share data
• Use professional templates to help you create desktop databases or web apps
• Create web apps on SharePoint Team Services to collaborate and share information
• Use tools for building a database or web app that makes information easier to find and use
• Import data from other programs, HTML, XML files, and other databases
• Use forms, filters, queries, and reports to capture and analyze data
• Organize information and add impact with themes, pictures, tables, and charts
• Add hyperlinks and web pages to forms and reports to use content on the Internet
• Use macros and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to automate and add functionality to databases
• Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam
Numbered Steps guide you through each task
See Also points you to related information in the book
Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques
Illustrations with matching steps
Tasks are presented on one or two pages
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Access 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone who wants to streamline their work with Access 2010, and get more done in less time. Legendary Access expert Roger Jennings provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Access database users and developers run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. Jennings thoroughly covers all facets of working with Access 2010, and adds new chapters on integration and collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint and emulating Table Triggers with Access Data Macros. New coverage also includes: customizable Ribbon and Themes; the revamped Macro Designer; Quick Start Fields; IntelliSense support in Expression Builder; Application Parts and Navigation Forms; conditional formatting and data bars in reports; and new web database publishing techniques. As with all In Depth books, Access 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out. Step-by-step instructions with icons guide readers through essential tasks such as designing tables, entering data, importing external data, designing and executing queries, and designing data entry forms and printed reports. Additional chapters on advanced form and report design emphasize data entry efficiency and presentation clarity.
By Roger Jennings, a world-renowned Access expert who has sold more than 1.25 million books! Covers all aspects of working with Access 2010, from the customizable Ribbon and Themes to conditional formatting, advanced web database publishing to SharePoint collaboration For everyone who wants to get the most out of Access 2010, from hobbyists to power users to corporate developers
Get the guide that makes learning Microsoft Access 2010 plain and simple! This full color, no-nonsense book shows you the quickest ways to build a database and sort information, using easy-to-follow steps and concise, straightforward language. You'll learn how out-of-the-box templates and reusable components make Access 2010 a fast and simple database solution.
Here's WHAT you'll learn: Design and build your own database quickly Use Access forms to collect information with ease Create and modify tables to organize your data Store files such as documents and images Exchange data with other databases and documents Bring your data alive with colorful reports Here's HOW you'll learn it:
Jump in whenever you need answers Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.
This book offers full, comprehensive coverage of Access.
Move students beyond the point-and-click.
The goal of the Exploring series is to move students beyond the point and click, to understanding the why and how behind each skill. And, because so much learning takes place outside of the classroom, this series provides learning tools that students can access anywhere, any time.
Students go to college now with a different set of skills than they did years ago. With this in mind, the Exploring series seeks to move students beyond the basics of the software at a faster pace, without sacrificing coverage of the fundamental skills that everyone needs to know.
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A systematically arranged database helps you manage the stored information in an efficient way so that It can access quickly whenever needed.
You can easily create such a database using Access.
A good Database design ensure that you will be able to perform various tasks on it efficiently and accurately and without any hindrance.
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What's New in Windows 8.1 For Dummies Pocket Edition provides a brief, inexpensive, and focused guide for Windows 8 users upgrading to 8.1. Chapters include:
It's all about you: An exploration of the customization features, from flexible sizing on icons to shared wallpaper to boot options.
We can build it better: Review of the updates to applications with special emphaisis on communications and media apps
Shiny new toys: Walkthroughs of the new features added to Windows 8.1, including the start button and search function
Ten reasons you were smart to upgrade: In the spirit of the For Dummies Part of Tensfeature, a list of the reasons why Windows 8.1 is a superior experience to Windows 8.
Keith Underdahl has extensive professional video production experience developing kiosk and marketing videos for Ages Software. Realizing that you'll want to polish and premiere your movie, he includes information on: More advanced video editing, including animating video clips, improving light and color, compositing video (bluescreen or greenscreen), and more 13 categories of video effects, ranging from blur and sharpen to transform Working with still photos and graphics Sharing your video online using QuickTime (/QT), RealMedia (.RM), or Windows Media Video (.WMV) Making tapes or burning DVDs in 9 steps
With a handy cheat sheet of keyboard shortcuts, a chart comparing 10 video editing programs, a glossary, and more, with this guide you'll soon be saying "Lights, camera, action" and producing your own movie attraction.
This no-nonsense guide gets right down to business by showing you the easy way to use this powerful tool. It gets you started with selective, targeted queries; forms that improve efficiency; and reports that communicate-while sparing you of any fancy language. This hands-on guide features clear, concise instructions that show you how to: Orient yourself with forms and reports Create and modify queries Build and edit forms Design and update reports Troubleshoot queries, forms, and reports Make your forms useful Add multiple tables to forms Add finishing touches to reports
Thanks to the included references, Web sites, and informative tips, putting your data to good use has never been easier. You'll even add some pizzazz to your reports with handy suggestions on ways to wow your viewers. With "Access 2007 Forms & Reports for Dummies, " you will be creating effective queries, forms, and reports in no time!
The popularity of digital video continues to grow, largely because of the dropping prices of cameras. Correspondingly, so does the number of novice digital video editors. This book is for the beginning video editor who is eager to get started using the vast array of tools that Adobe Premiere Elements offers.
Veteran author Keith Underdahl covers all the essentials of using Adobe Premiere Elements 8 to import video, create clips, put those clips together, add effects, work with sound and music, and output to DVD or the Internet. You'll feel like a pro in no time! Adobe Premiere Elements is the user-friendly video-editing software for even the most novice video editor This guide explains how to import video, edit clips, adjust sound, add music and effects, and more Includes tips for sharing movies on YouTube, Blu-ray discs, and mobile phones Tackles tricky topics in the fun and friendly way that has made the "For Dummies" brand world renowned
Whether you're looking to use Adobe Premiere Elements so you can post a hilarious homemade movie on YouTube or create a memorable film for your next family gathering, "Premiere Elements 8 For Dummies, 2nd Edition" will show you how.
You don’t have to leave WI-Fi behind when you leave home; this practical reference tells you how to find public hotspots where you can use your Wi-Fi-equipped portable computer and how to network wirelessly with your pocket PC. It covers practical applications like creating a network bridge or adding wireless network storage, plus fun ways to use your tech toys to integrate and enhance your digital life, such as:Setting up a wireless media center so you can use a computer for streaming media, as a TV tuner, as a digital video recorder, or to integrate with your TV and home entertainment systemTurning your pocket PC into a remote controlAdding a wireless camera to your network
Even if your current system with its cables, wires, and convoluted connections works, it’s time to cut the cord. Going wireless gives you many advantages and new options. So take the first step—get this book.
Author Keith Underdahl, also author of Adobe Premiere Pro For Dummies, is an experienced video editor who understands what new Premiere users need to know and how to best explain the topics. In this book, Keith describes: Best practices for shooting quality video Picking the clips you want to keep and getting them into your computer How to use Premiere Elements' editing tools to add an opening credits page, transitions between clips, sound, music, and ending credits. Adding special effects using only computer trickery Putting your finished project on a DVD, videotape, or the Internet
Covering more ground than the typical expanded users manuals you find in bookstores, Adobe Premiere Elements For Dummies is the book you need to get you through your first video-editing project as well as to return to whenever you hit rough spots and need instant help.
This down-to-basics guide features numbered steps and easy-to-follow screen shots that show you exactly how to accomplish more than 150 tasks with Snow Leopard. You?ll learn to: Modify the look of the desktop and customize keyboard shortcuts Create and manage user accounts Save energy by adjusting power settings Install and use the iWork productivity suite Browse the Internet with Safari or Firefox Design and publish a blog or a Web page with iWeb Configure iChat for use with GoogleTalk Set up iTunes and export songs to your iPod Make movies with iMovie and burn them to DVDs Download photos from your camera and organize them in iPhoto Connect your Mac to a Windows network Encrypt your files, safeguard against viruses, and install a firewall
Each task is clearly presented, with step-by-step instructions and corresponding views of what you?ll see on the screen at each step. Mac OS X Snow Leopard Just The Steps For Dummies makes it easy to find what you want to do, and even easier to do it!
"iPAQ For Dummies" boils down all this complicated, amazing technology into understandable pieces. Whether you've never used a Pocket PC before or you're just new to the iPAQ, this handy guide will help you Navigate the iPAQ interface Use the address book and calendar Schedule appointments Sync your iPAQ with your desktop Back up your files Create pocket spreadsheets, and more
At the heart of iPAQ's power is the new Windows Mobile 2003 operating system, with its improved security and network support, better Web browsing, and smoother synchronization for e-mail, calendars, and contacts. "iPAQ For Dummies" shows you how to use that power to Use the menus, change your screen settings, and establish a password Enter information into your iPAQ in various ways Surf the Web, read e-mail and e-books, and download music Create documents and spreadsheets with the pocket versions of Word, Excel, and Money Manage your calendar, contacts, and "to do" list Entertain yourself with games while you wait for that appointment Edit and display photos on your iPAQ, and much more
You can even connect a GPS and all sorts of other cool add-ons to your iPAQ. "iPAQ For Dummies" tells you the best choices, what they do, and how to use them. With an iPAQ in one hand and this book in the other, you'll be able to do things you never thought possible.