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First Look 2007 Microsoft® Office System by Katherine Murray

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A Look at the New User Interface

The new Office Access 2007 window is designed so that you can quickly select and work with the tables, forms, reports, and queries in your database. New design features help you get a quick sense of important data items and provide you with the tools you need to complete the task at hand.

Choosing Your View

You need a set of tools to work with information in a meaningful way. You need to be able to enter information quickly in Datasheet View; display information items in such a way that others can respond easily by using Forms View; create and modify that form for others to use (that’s Design View); and set up how the information will look in a report in Layout View. Now you can switch among all those views ...

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