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Access 2016 Essential Training

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Learn how to build databases to store and retrieve your data more efficiently with Access 2016.


  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
  • Challenges explained
1. Getting Started
  • Key database concepts
  • Launching Access and the backstage screen
  • Creating the database file
  • Understanding the Trust Center
  • Digging into Ribbon tabs
  • Using the Navigation pane
  • Using the Tell Me feature
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Signing in to a Microsoft account
  • Making backups
  • Accessing Access help
2. Creating Tables
  • Understanding table structure and relationships
  • Creating a table and setting data types
  • Entering data
  • Understanding primary and foreign keys
  • Importing tables
3. Setting Field Properties
  • Establishing relationships and maintaining referential integrity
  • Editing table structure in Design view
  • Controlling input with masks
  • Setting the default value
  • Establishing validation rules
  • Creating lookup fields
  • Setting additional field properties
  • Challenge: Creating tables
  • Solution: Creating tables
4. Organizing Records
  • Formatting columns
  • Sorting table data
  • Filtering table data
  • Searching and replacing values
5. Using Queries
  • Understanding queries
  • Creating queries with the Simple Query Wizard
  • Building queries in Design view
  • Establishing constraints with criteria
  • Specifying criteria with wildcards
  • Leveraging multiple criteria with AND and OR statements
  • Filtering with mathematical comparisons
  • Creating flexible queries with parameter requests
  • Building expressions
  • Obtaining summary statistics
  • Challenge: Creating queries
  • Solution: Creating queries
6. Working with Specialty Queries
  • Using update queries
  • Using make table queries
  • Finding unmatched records
  • Using delete queries
  • Using append queries
  • Creating a union query in SQL view
  • Getting a different look with crosstab queries
7. Creating Forms
  • Understanding the role of forms
  • Generating forms from tables
  • Adjusting form elements in Layout view
  • Using the Form Wizard
8. Designing Forms
  • Creating forms in Design view
  • Exploring the form property sheet
  • Setting data sources
  • Adding components with form controls
  • Understanding input boxes
  • Record navigation
  • Adding buttons
  • Assigning a tab order
  • Checking out the More Forms options
  • Creating a navigation form
  • Challenge: Creating forms
  • Solution: Creating forms
9. Creating Reports
  • Introducing reports
  • Using the Report Wizard
  • Creating a report in Design view
  • Editing a report in Layout view
  • Grouping and sorting records
  • Creating calculated totals
  • Applying conditional formatting rules
  • Creating labels
  • Adjusting print settings
  • Challenge: Creating reports
  • Solution: Creating reports
10. Working with Macros
  • Creating macros
  • Embedding macros into buttons
  • Attaching data macros to tables
  • Launching macros at startup
11. Integrating Access with Office Suite
  • Exporting tables to Excel
  • Emailing with macros
  • Linking to data in an Outlook database
  • Setting up labels and mail merge documents in Word
12. Maintaining the Database
  • Organizing the Navigation pane with custom groups
  • Compacting and repairing the database
  • Examining database object dependencies
  • Documenting your work
  • Printing the blueprint of your database with the Database Documenter
  • Splitting a database into front and back ends
  • Protecting the database with a password
  • Creating custom Ribbon tabs
  • Setting startup options and custom icons
  • Next steps

Taught by

Adam Wilbert


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