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Microsoft® Access® 2010: Step by Step by Joan Lambert and Joyce Cox

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Chapter 1. Explore an Access 2010 Database

Chapter at a Glance

Explore an Access 2010 Database

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Work in Access 2010.

Understand database concepts.

Explore tables.

Explore forms.

Explore queries.

Explore reports.

Preview and print Access objects.

Microsoft Access 2010 is part of Microsoft Office 2010, so the basic interface—such as the Quick Access Toolbar, the ribbon, the Backstage view, and dialog boxes—should be familiar if you have used other Office 2010 programs. However, Access has more dimensions than many of those programs, so it might seem more complex until you become familiar with it.

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