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- Speak the lingo of database builders and create databases that suit your needs
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If you have little to no experience with creating and managing a database of any sort, Access 2016 For Dummies is the perfect starting point for learning the basics of building databases, simplifying data entry and reporting, and improving your overall data skills.
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- Construct custom reports
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In the classic For Dummies tradition, the book provides an education in Access, the interface, and the architecture of a database. It explains the process of building a database, linking information, sharing data, generating reports, and much more.
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- Access 2010 For Dummies walks newcomers through building and using their first database
- Covers linking information in a database, setting relationships, modeling data, and building tables
- Explores how to extract data from Access and get specific answers, create forms, and export data in reports
- A section for more experienced users looks at analyzing errors and creating an interface
Fully updated for the newest version, Access 2010 For Dummies gets new Access users up to speed and helps veterans get the most from the Office database application.
The easy guide to Microsoft Access returns with updates on the latest version!
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- 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.