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Microsoft Office Access 2003 in a Snap by Alison Balter

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Chapter 15. Database Administration

IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 85 Back Up and Restore a Database

  • 86 Compact and Repair a Database

  • 87 Encode and Decode a Database

  • 88 Convert a Database to Another Version

  • 89 Make an MDE File

  • 90 Use the Database Splitter

Back Up and Restore a Database

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86

Compact and Repair a Database

87

Encode and Decode a Database

88

Convert a Database to Another Version

New to Access 2003 is the ability to back up a database right from within Microsoft Access. Access databases can become corrupt. Many times, if you don’t have a backup, you will lose all of your data. You also can lose your data if your system crashes—for instance, if you have a hard-disk crash. This further emphasizes the need for a backup.

I recommend backing up your database ...

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