Essentials: Level 1

Essentials: Level 1 : Access 2002

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For courses in Office Applications. The Essentials Series for Microsoft Office XP has be rewritten and redesigned to meet the needs of today's classroom. These hands-on tutorials with a project orientation are designed to give students a thorough knowledge of software applications. Extensive end-of-project exercises emphasize hands-on skill development.show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 225.3 x 279.4 x 15.7mm | 630.5g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130927619
  • 9780130927613

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Just right for your level! Skills that are right for your needs. Instruction that is right for your level. The essentials series is your no-nonsense approach to learning Office XP applications at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Reinforce what you learn! Practice and reinforce skills with extensive end-of-project exercises. Checkout the extensive end-of-project exercises that emphasize hands-on-learning and reinforce skills while checking your comprehension. Fully customizable! Mix and match any project at any level on-line to target the skill sets you need to achieve your goals. Be sure to visit www.prenhall.com/essentialsshow more

Table of contents

PROJECT 1. GETTING STARTED WITH ACCESS. Lesson 1. Creating a New Database Using the Database Wizard. Lesson 2. Copying and Renaming a Database File. Lesson 3. Opening and Closing a Database. Lesson 4. Opening and Closing a Database Table. Lesson 5. Learning about the Access Window. Lesson 6. Getting Help. Lesson 7. Exiting Access and Windows. PROJECT 2. CREATING A DATABASE. Lesson 1. Creating a New Database. Lesson 2. Creating a New Table Using the Table Design Wizard. Lesson 3. Adding Fields. Lesson 4. Editing Fields. Lesson 5. Moving Fields. Lesson 6. Deleting Fields. Lesson 7. Creating a New Primary Key. PROJECT 3. ENTERING AND EDITING DATA. Lesson 1. Adding Records. Lesson 2. Moving Among Records. Lesson 3. Editing Records. Lesson 4. Inserting and Deleting Records. Lesson 5. Adjusting Column Widths and Hiding Columns. Lesson 6. Finding Records. Lesson 7. Selecting Records Using Filter by Selection. Lesson 8. Selecting Records Using Filter by Form. Lesson 9. Sorting Records. PROJECT 4. QUERYING YOUR DATABASE. Lesson 1. Creating a New Query Using the Simple Query Wizard. Lesson 2. Editing the Query. Lesson 3. Changing Field Order and Sorting Query. Lesson 4. Matching Criteria. Lesson 5. Saving the Query with a New Name and Opening Multiple Queries. Lesson 6. Creating a Calculated Field. Lesson 7. Formatting the Results of a Calculated Field. PROJECT 5. CREATING AND USING FORMS. Lesson 1. Creating an AutoForm. Lesson 2. Entering and Editing Data Using a Form. Lesson 3. Saving, Closing, and Opening a Form. Lesson 4. Creating a New Form Using the Form Wizard. Lesson 5. Adding Fields to Forms. Lesson 6. Moving and Resizing Fields in Forms. Lesson 7. Adding a Form Header and Label. PROJECT 6. CREATING AND PRINTING REPORTS. Lesson 1. Printing the Table Data. Lesson 2. Creating a Report Using a Report Wizard. Lesson 3. Printing and Renaming a Report. Lesson 4. Modifying a Report Design. Lesson 5. Saving the Report with a New Name. Lesson 6. Adding Labels to Reports. PROJECT 7. CUSTOMIZING FIELDS AND TABLES. Lesson 1. Modifying a Table Design. Lesson 2. Entering a Default Value. Lesson 3. Changing a Field Type and Selecting a Format. Lesson 4. Changing a Field Size. Lesson 5. Working with More Than One Table. Lesson 6. Creating Table Relationships. Lesson 7. Creating a Multiple-Table Query. PROJECT 8. INTEGRATING ACCESS WITH OTHER SOURCES OF DATA AND THE INTERNET. Lesson 1. Converting a Database from a Previous Version of Access. Lesson 2. Linking an Access Table to a Form Letter in Word. Lesson 3. Merging an Access Table with a Form Letter. Lesson 4. Importing a Table from Excel. Lesson 5.show more

About Dawn Parrish Wood

Marianne Fox-Series editor and coauthor of essentials Excel 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Marianne Fox is an Indiana CPA with B.S. and M.B.A. degrees in Accounting from Indiana University. For more than 20 years, she has enjoyed teaching full-time-initially in Indiana University's School of Business; since 1988 in the College of Business Administration at Butler University. As the co-owner of an Indiana-based consulting firm, Marianne has extensive experience consulting and training in the corporate and continuing education environments. Since 1984, she has coauthored more than 35 computer-related books; and has given presentations on accounting, computer applications, and instructional development topics at a variety of seminars and conferences. Lawrence C. Metzelaar-Series editor and coauthor of essentials Excel 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Lawrence C. Metzelaar earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Computer Science from the University of Maryland, and an Ed.M. and C.A.G.S. in Human Problem Solving from Boston University. Lawrence has more than 30 years of experience with military and corporate mainframe and microcomputer systems. He has taught computer science and Management Information Systems (MIS) courses at the University of Hawaii, Control Data Institute, Indiana University, and Purdue University; currently, he is a full-time faculty member in the College of Business Administration at Butler University. As the co-owner of an Indiana-based consulting firm, he has extensive experience consulting and training in the corporate and continuing education environments. Since 1984, he has co-authored more than 35 computer-related books; and has given presentations on computer applications and instructional development topics at a variety of seminars and conferences. Linda Bird-Author of essentials PowerPointA (R) 2002 I 1< Level>and Level 2. Linda Bird specializes in corporate training and support through her company, Software Solutions. She has successfully trained users representing more than 75 businesses, including several Fortune 500 companies. She custom designs many of her training materials. Her clients include Appalachian Electric Power Co., Goodyear, Pillsbury, Rockwell, and Shell Chemical. Her background also includes teaching at Averett College and overseeing computer training for a business training organization. Using her training experience as a springboard, Linda has written numerous books on PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, and Windows. Additionally, she has written more than 20 instructor's manuals and contributed to books on a variety of desktop application programs. She has also penned more than 150 magazine articles, as well as monthly how-to columns on PowerPoint and Excel for Smart Computing magazine. Linda, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, lives near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee with her husband, Lonnie, and daughters, Rebecca and Sarah. Besides authoring books, Linda home-educates her daughters. If she's not writing, you can probably find her trekking around the mountains (or horseback riding) with her family. Keith Mulbery-Author of essentials Word 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Keith Mulbery is an associate professor in the Information Systems Department at Utah Valley State College, where he teaches computer applications courses and assists with curriculum development. Keith received his B.S. and M.Ed. (majoring in Business Education) from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Keith has written several Word and WordPerfect textbooks. His previous book, MOUS essentials Word 2000, received the Utah Valley State College Board of Trustees Award of Excellence in January 2001. In addition, he was the developmental editor oshow more