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Access 97 for Windows For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-0048-0
384 pages
January 1997
US $21.99 Add to Cart

PART I: Which Came First: The Data or the Base?

Chapter 1: The 37-Minute Overview.

Chapter 2: Finding Your Way Around like a Native.

Chapter 3: Calling the Online St. Bernard and Other Forms of Help.

PART II: Truly Tempting Tables.

Chapter 4: Designing and Building a Home for Your Data.

Chapter 5: Indexes, Keys, and Relationships: Why You Care.

Chapter 6: New Data, Old Data, and Data in Need of Repair.

Chapter 7: Making Your Table Think with Formats, Masks, and Validations.

Chapter 8: Making Your Datasheets Dance.

Chapter 9: Table Remodeling Tips for the Do-It-Yourselfer.

PART III: Finding the Ultimate Answer to Everything (Well, Not Everything).

Chapter 10: Quick Searches: Find, Filter, and Sort.

Chapter 11: Make a Simple Query, Get 10,000 Answers.

Chapter 12: Searching a Slew of Tables.

Chapter 13: Lions AND Bears OR Tigers? Oh, My!

Chapter 14: Teaching Queries to Count.

Chapter 15: Automated Editing for Big Changes.

Chapter 16: Action Queries to the Rescue.

PART IV: Turning Your Table into a Book.

Chapter 17: AutoReport: Like the Model-T, It's Clunky but It Runs.

Chapter 18: Wizardly Help with Labels, Charts, and Multilevel Reports.

Chapter 19: It's Amazing What a Little Formatting Can Do.

Chapter 20: Headers and Footers for Groups, Pages, and Even (Egad) Whole Reports.

PART V: Wizards, Forms, and Other Mystical Stuff.

Chapter 21: Spinning Your Data into (and onto) the Web.

Chapter 22: Making Forms That Look Cool and Work Great.

Chapter 23: If Love Is Universal, Why Can't I Export to It?

Chapter 24: The Analyzer: Your Data's Dr. Freud, Dr. Watson, and Dr. Jekyll.

PART VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 25: Ten Timesaving Keyboard Shortcuts.

Chapter 26: Ten Common Crises and How to Survive Them.

Chapter 27: Ten Tips from the Database Nerds.

Chapter 28: Ten Sights to See in Your Copious Free Time.

Appendix: Installing Access 97.

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