The easy guide to Microsoft Access returns with updates on the latest version! Microsoft Access allows you to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data; the new Access 2013 release enables you to build even more powerful, custom database solutions that integrate with the web and enterprise data sources. Access 2013 For Dummies covers all the new features of the latest version of Accessand serves as an ideal reference, combining the latest Access features with the basics of building usable databases. You'll learn how to create an app from the Welcome screen, get support for your desktop databases, and much more. * Includes coverage of all the new features of Access 2013, including the updated interface * Shows you how to create and share reports * Features special videos and materials created by the authors to help reinforce the lessons included in the book * Helps you build data analysis and interface tools for your specific needs * Offers plenty of techniques and tips for solving common problems Access 2013 For Dummies provides you with access to the latest version of this database tool.
Laurie Ulrich Fuller is a professional technology trainer and author. She has written books on Excel, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver. Ken Cook is a professional database developer and author who has written extensively on Access and Excel.
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Access 2013 9 Chapter 1: Access 2013 Basic Training 11 Chapter 2: Navigating the Access Workspace 33 Chapter 3: Database Basics 55 Part II: Setting the Table 73 Chapter 4: Table Tune Ups 75 Chapter 5: Remodeling Your Data 91 Chapter 6: Types, Masks, and Triggers 109 Part III: Data Management Mania 131 Chapter 7: A Form for All Reasons 133 Chapter 8: Importing and Exporting Data 147 Chapter 9: Automatic Data Editing 159 Chapter 10: Access and the Web 171 Part IV: Ask Your Data, and Ye Shall Receive Answers 193 Chapter 11: Finding, Filtering, and Sorting Your Data Fast 195 Chapter 12: I Was Just Asking for Answers 211 Chapter 13: I Want These AND Those OR Them 237 Chapter 14: Number Crunching with the Total Row 245 Chapter 15: Express Yourself with Formulas 257 Chapter 16: Take Charge with Action Queries 271 Part V: Simple and Snazzy Reporting 281 Chapter 17: Fast and Furious Automatic Reporting 283 Chapter 18: Professionally Designed Reports Made Easy 305 Chapter 19: Headers and Footers and Groups, Oh My! 331 Chapter 20: Magical Mass Mailings 353 Part VI: More Power to You 361 Chapter 21: Analyze This! 363 Chapter 22: Steer Users in the Right Direction with Navigation Forms 375 Part VII: The Part of Tens 383 Chapter 23: Ten Common Problems 385 Chapter 24: Ten Uncommon Tips 397 Appendix: Getting Help 405 Index 413