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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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Collecting Data via Email

Access 2010 includes a feature that allows you to collect data through email and import it into your database. The data is collected through either HTML forms or rich Microsoft InfoPath 2010 forms. Access 2010 allows you to either update existing data in a table or add new records to a table. By integrating Access 2010 with email collection capabilities, you can have users update and add information to your database from different locations. This feature can be used, for example, in a club membership application that periodically needs to update its member records.

To use the email data collection capabilities in Access 2010, you must also have Microsoft Outlook 2007 or later installed to send the data entry forms and ...

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