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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Access 2002 by Mike Gunderloy, Susan Sales Harkins

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Chapter 5. Building Your First Tables

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Learn how to create tables by entering data, by using a wizard, or in design view

  • Start storing data in your new tables

  • Use formatting options to make a table look the way you want

  • Use keyboard keystrokes instead of the mouse to speed up data entry

  • Find the data you need when you need it

By now, you’re probably more than ready to get started in Access. You’ve seen the product, you know what you can find there, and you’ve thought through the logical design of your database. The time has come to begin using Access and you’ll start by building Access tables. You already know that tables contain your data. In this chapter, you’ll see how to build tables and how to enter your data in them. By the end ...

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