Essentials: Level 3

Essentials: Level 3 : 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
  • 213.4 x 287 x 10.2mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130927724
  • 9780130927729

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PROJECT 1. DESIGNING A COMPLEX DATABASE. Lesson 1. Defining Desired Output. Lesson 2. Organizing the Fields into Several Tables. Lesson 3. Relating Tables Using One-to-One and One-to-Many Relationships. Lesson 4. Relating Two Tables Using a Third Table. Lesson 5. Refining the Design to Eliminate Redundant Fields. Lesson 6. Creating Queries and Testing the Design. Lesson 7. Documenting the Design. PROJECT 2. MANAGING CHANGING DATA. Lesson 1. Replacing Data in a Table Using an Update Query. Lesson 2. Replacing Portions of Fields Using an Update Query. Lesson 3. Updating Tables Using a Calculated Expression. Lesson 4. Updating a Table Based on Values in Another Table. Lesson 5. Updating Linked Tables Automatically. PROJECT 3. FILTERING DATA IN A LINKED TABLE USING PARAMETERS AND FORM FILTERS. Lesson 1. Linking to a Large Table in Another Database. Lesson 2. Filtering Data in a Query Using the AND Condition. Lesson 3. Filtering Data in a Query Using the OR Condition. Lesson 4. Using Advanced Filters. Lesson 5. Using Parameters As Matching Criteria in a Query. Lesson 6. Using Parameters with Comparison Operators in a Query. Lesson 7. Using Parameters with Wildcards As Criteria in a Query. PROJECT 4. USING ACCESS TOOLS. Lesson 1. Generating a Query That Creates an Archive Table. Lesson 2. Modifying the Archive Setup Query to Delete Records from a Table. Lesson 3. Creating a Query to Append Records to an Archive Table. Lesson 4. Creating a Macro to Run Two Queries. Lesson 5. Analyzing a Table. Lesson 6. Analyzing Database Performance. PROJECT 5. ANALYZING AND SUMMARIZING DATA. Lesson 1. Using the Total Tools in a Query. Lesson 2. Creating Crosstab Queries and Reports. Lesson 3. Creating Crosstab Queries with Conditions and Total Columns. Lesson 4. Creating a Form from Scratch. Lesson 5. Adding a Subform to an Existing Form. Lesson 6. Inserting Subreports into Reports Using the Subform/Subreport Wizard. PROJECT 6. SHARING A DATABASE WITH OTHERS. Lesson 1. Securing a Database with a Password. Lesson 2. Creating a Workgroup File for Security. Lesson 3. Using User-Level Security and Permissions. Lesson 4. Encrypting a Database. Lesson 5. Creating a Switchboard. Lesson 6. Setting Startup Parameters. Lesson 7. Setting Access Defaults. PROJECT 7. USING ADVANCED ACCESS TOOLS. Lesson 1. Importing XML Documents into Access. Lesson 2. Exporting Access Data As XML Documents. Lesson 3. Creating Macros. Lesson 4. Running a Macro from a Button on a Form. Lesson 5. Creating an Access Module. Lesson 6. Creating Databases Using the Database Splitter. Lesson 7. Creating an MCE File.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