Access 2013 All-In-One for Dummies

Access 2013 All-In-One for Dummies

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Get started with the new Access 2013 with this impressive all-in-one reference! Microsoft Access allows you to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data; the new release enables you to build even more powerful, custom database solutions that integrate with the web and enterprise data sources. This compilation of nine indispensible minibooks is exactly what you need to get up to speed on the latest changes to Access. This easy-to-understand resource provides both new and experienced Access users with invaluable advice for connecting Access to SQL Server, manipulating data locally, getting up to speed on the latest features of Access 2013, creating queries and macros, and much more. From the basics to advanced functions, this book is what you need to make Access more accessible. * Shows you how to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data using Access 2013 * Includes nine minibooks that cover such topics as database design, tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, database administration, securing data, programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and using Access with the web * Helps you build database solutions that integrate with the web and other enterprise data solutions * Offers plenty of techniques, tips, and tricks to help you get the most out of Access This all-in-one guide offers you access to all things Access 2013!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 792 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 44mm | 1,133.98g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 1118510550
  • 9781118510551
  • 214,243

About Alison Barrows

Alison Barrows is the author or coauthor of several books about Access, Windows, and the Internet. Joseph Stockman is an 18-year software designer who has authored or coauthored five Access programming books. Allen Taylor is a 30-year veteran of the computer industry and the author of over 20 more

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9 books in 1 Essential Concepts Tables Queries Forms Reports Macros Database Administration Programming in VBA Going Beyond Access Gain access to Access and discover a great way to store, organize, and share information Database power to the people and the small businesses! Access 2013 provides that power, so you can manage large amounts of information just like the big guys do but without their staff and budget. These 9 minibooks take you from navigating Access and understanding database concepts all the way to programming with VBA. No matter where you want to take your databases, For Dummies can help! Database ABCs -- get a basic education in Access and database functions and learn to plan your database Set the tables -- learn how to set up tables to store your information correctly Learn from your data -- see how to formulate queries that get exactly the information you need from your data Form a report -- create custom forms to work with data on-screen, use the Form Wizard, and turn forms into reports for printing Macro magic -- tell Access how to automate common tasks and save you time Database housekeeping -- tidy up and back up your database, safely share it, and keep it secure Get nerdy -- explore VBA and learn to customize your database by creating your own procedures, recordsets, and more Access interaction -- see how to use Access with SQL Server and SharePoint Open the book and find: How to choose the right data types for your fields What relational database design is all about Tips on creating tables Rules to help you maintain data integrity Different types of queries and what they do Help printing form letters and mailing labels Suggestions for setting up macros Advantages of compacting your databaseshow more

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Book I: Getting Started with Access 2013 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Access 2013 9 Chapter 2: Getting Started, Getting Around 17 Chapter 3: Designing Your Database the Relational Way 37 Book II: Tables for Storing Your Data 65 Chapter 1: Creating and Modifying Tables 67 Chapter 2: Refi ning Your Table in Design View 105 Chapter 3: Sorting, Finding, and Filtering Data in a Datasheet 121 Chapter 4: Importing and Exporting Data 137 Chapter 5: Avoiding Garbage In, Garbage Out 157 Chapter 6: Relating Your Tables and Protecting Your Data 175 Book III: Queries (Or Getting Information from Your Data) 187 Chapter 1: Creating Select Queries 189 Chapter 2: Letting Queries Do the Math 221 Chapter 3: Doing Neat Things with Action Queries and Query Wizards 255 Chapter 4: Viewing Your Data from All Angles Using Crosstabs 277 Book IV: Forms for Editing Data 287 Chapter 1: Designing Custom Forms (and Reports) 289 Chapter 2: Jazzing Up Your Forms (and Reports) 313 Chapter 3: Creating Smarter Forms 339 Chapter 4: Doing Calculations in Forms and Subforms (and Reports) 365 Book V: Reporting in Words and Pictures 385 Chapter 1: Creating and Spiffing Up Reports 387 Chapter 2: Printing Beautiful Reports 415 Chapter 3: Creating Charts and Graphs from Your Data 435 Book VI: Automation with Macros 457 Chapter 1: Making Macros Do the Work 459 Chapter 2: Making Macros Smarter 477 Book VII: Database Administration 497 Chapter 1: Database Housekeeping 499 Chapter 2: Sharing the Fun: Managing Multiuser Access 511 Chapter 3: Securing Your Data 523 Book VIII: Programming in VBA 535 Chapter 1: What the Heck Is VBA? 537 Chapter 2: Writing Code 557 Chapter 3: Writing Smarter Code 581 Chapter 4: Controlling Forms with VBA 605 Chapter 5: Using SQL and Recordsets 629 Chapter 6: Debugging Your Code 641 Book IX: Going Beyond Access 651 Chapter 1: Automation with Other Office Programs 653 Chapter 2: Using Access As a Front End to SQL Server 671 Chapter 3: Using Access with SharePoint 685 Appendix: Installing Microsoft Access 709 Index 717show more

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