Access Level 2

Learning Method: Instructor-led Classroom Learning Duration: 2.00 Days


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Overview:

In this course, students will create complex Access databases by structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, working with macros, making effective use of forms and reports, and also by performing database maintenance.

Who Should Attend:

This intermediate course is for individuals whose job responsibilities include creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; working with related tables; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance.

At Course Completion:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Restructure data into appropriate tables to ensure data dependency and minimize redundancy. Write advanced queries to analyze and summarize data. Create and revise Access macros. Display data more effectively in a form. Customize reports by using various Access features, thus making them more effective. Maintain your database using tools provided by Access.


Prerequisite(s) or equivalent knowledge: Access – Level 1


Outline:

Lesson 1: Controlling Data Entry
  • Restrict Data Entry Using Field Properties
  • Establish a Pattern for Entering Field Values
  • Create a List of Values for a Field

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

  • Create Query Joins
  • Join Unrelated Tables
  • Relate Data Within a Table

Lesson 3: Creating Flexible Queries

  • Set Select Query Properties
  • Create Parameter Queries
  • Create Action Queries

Lesson 4: Improving Forms

  • Design a Form Layout
  • Enhance the Appearance of a Form
  • Restrict Data Entry in Forms
  • Add a Command Button to a Form
  • Create a Subform

Lesson 5: Customizing Reports

  • Organize Report Information
  • Format the Report
  • Set Report Control Properties
  • Control Report Pagination
  • Summarize Report Information
  • Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
  • Create a Mailing Label Report

Lesson 6: Sharing Data Across Applications

  • Import Data into Access
  • Export Data
  • Analyze Access Data in Excel
  • Export Data to a Text File
  • Merge Access Data with a Word Document

Lesson 7:  Expanding the Reach of Your Data

  • Publish Access Data as a Word Document
  • Analyze Access Date in Excel
  • Export Data to a Text File
  • Merge Access Data with a Word Document
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