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Title:
Essentials Access 2002 level 1
Author:
Wood, Dawn Parrish.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2002]

©2002
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xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780130927613
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Book

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Just right for your level Skills that are right for your needs. Instruction that is right for your level. The essentials series is your no-nonsense approach to learning Office XP applications at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Reinforce what you learn Practice and reinforce skills with extensive end-of-project exercises. Checkout the extensive end-of-project exercises that emphasize hands-on-learning and reinforce skills while checking your comprehension. Fully customizable Mix and match any project at any level on-line to target the skill sets you need to achieve your goals. Be sure to visit www prenhall.com/essentials


Author Notes

Marianne Fox Series editor and coauthor of essentials Excel 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Marianne Fox is an Indiana CPA with B.S. and M.B.A. degrees in Accounting from Indiana University. For more than 20 years, she has enjoyed teaching full-time initially in Indiana University''s School of Business; since 1988 in the College of Business Administration at Butler University. As the co-owner of an Indiana-based consulting firm, Marianne has extensive experience consulting and training in the corporate and continuing education environments. Since 1984, she has coauthored more than 35 computer-related books; and has given presentations on accounting, computer applications, and instructional development topics at a variety of seminars and conferences.

Lawrence C. Metzelaar Series editor and coauthor of essentials Excel 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Lawrence C. Metzelaar earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Computer Science from the University of Maryland, and an Ed.M. and C.A.G.S. in Human Problem Solving from Boston University. Lawrence has more than 30 years of experience with military and corporate mainframe and microcomputer systems. He has taught computer science and Management Information Systems (MIS) courses at the University of Hawaii, Control Data Institute, Indiana University, and Purdue University; currently, he is a full-time faculty member in the College of Business Administration at Butler University. As the co-owner of an Indiana-based consulting firm, he has extensive experience consulting and training in the corporate and continuing education environments. Since 1984, he has co-authored more than 35 computer-related books; and has given presentations on computer applications and instructional development topics at a variety of seminars and conferences.

Linda Bird Author of essentials PowerPoint ® and Level 2. Linda Bird specializes in corporate training and support through her company, Software Solutions. She has successfully trained users representing more than 75 businesses, including several Fortune 500 companies. She custom designs many of her training materials. Her clients include Appalachian Electric Power Co., Goodyear, Pillsbury, Rockwell, and Shell Chemical. Her background also includes teaching at Averett College and overseeing computer training for a business training organization.

Using her training experience as a springboard, Linda has written numerous books on PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, and Windows. Additionally, she has written more than 20 instructor''s manuals and contributed to books on a variety of desktop application programs. She has also penned more than 150 magazine articles, as well as monthly how-to columns on PowerPoint and Excel for Smart Computing magazine.

Linda, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, lives near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee with her husband, Lonnie, and daughters, Rebecca and Sarah. Besides authoring books, Linda home-educates her daughters. If she''s not writing, you can probably find her trekking around the mountains (or horseback riding) with her family.

Keith Mulbery Author of essentials Word 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Keith Mulbery is an associate professor in the Information Systems Department at Utah Valley State College, where he teaches computer applications courses and assists with curriculum development. Keith received his B.S. and M.Ed. (majoring in Business Education) from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Keith has written several Word and WordPerfect textbooks. His previous book, MOUS essentials Word 2000, received the Utah Valley State College Board of Trustees Award of Excellence in January 2001. In addition, he was the developmental editor of essentials Word 2000 intermediate and essentials Word 2000 advanced. Keith also conducts hands-on computer application workshops at the local, state, and national levels, including at the National Business Education Association convention.

Dawn Parrish Wood Author of essentials Access 2002 Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Dawn Parrish Wood is an independent contractor, and provides software training through her own business, Software Support. She teaches customized courses to local businesses and individuals in order to upgrade employee skills and knowledge of computers. Dawn has written materials for these specialized courses for her own use. She also provides software consultation to local businesses. Previously, she was the computer coordinator/lead instructor for the Business & Industry Services division at Valdosta Technical Institute in Valdosta, Georgia. The majority of the coursework she taught was in continuing education. Prior to teaching, she worked as a technical support representative and technical writer for a software firm. She lives in Valdosta, Georgia, with her husband, Kenneth, and their two daughters, Micaela (4 1/2 years) and Kendra (2 1/2 years). Both girls have been her superlative students, learning more on the computer every day.


Table of Contents

Project 1 Getting Started with Access
Lesson 1 Creating a New Database Using the Database Wizard
Lesson 2 Copying and Renaming a Database File
Lesson 3 Opening and Closing a Database
Lesson 4 Opening and Closing a Database Table
Lesson 5 Learning about the Access Window
Lesson 6 Getting Help
Lesson 7 Exiting Access and Windows
Project 2 Creating a Database
Lesson 1 Creating a New Database
Lesson 2 Creating a New Table Using the Table Design Wizard
Lesson 3 Adding Fields
Lesson 4 Editing Fields
Lesson 5 Moving Fields
Lesson 6 Deleting Fields
Lesson 7 Creating a New Primary Key
Project 3 Entering and Editing Data
Lesson 1 Adding Records
Lesson 2 Moving Among Records
Lesson 3 Editing Records
Lesson 4 Inserting and Deleting Records
Lesson 5 Adjusting Column Widths and Hiding Columns
Lesson 6 Finding Records
Lesson 7 Selecting Records Using Filter by Selection
Lesson 8 Selecting Records Using Filter by Form
Lesson 9 Sorting Records
Project 4 Querying Your Database
Lesson 1 Creating a New Query Using the Simple Query Wizard
Lesson 2 Editing the Query
Lesson 3 Changing Field Order and Sorting Query
Lesson 4 Matching Criteria
Lesson 5 Saving the Query with a New Name and Opening Multiple Queries
Lesson 6 Creating a Calculated Field
Lesson 7 Formatting the Results of a Calculated Field
Project 5 Creating and Using Forms
Lesson 1 Creating an AutoForm
Lesson 2 Entering and Editing Data Using a Form
Lesson 3 Saving, Closing, and Opening a Form
Lesson 4 Creating a New Form Using the Form Wizard
Lesson 5 Adding Fields to Forms
Lesson 6 Moving and Resizing Fields in Forms
Lesson 7 Adding a Form Header and Label
Project 6 Creating and Printing Reports
Lesson 1 Printing the Table Data
Lesson 2 Creating a Report Using a Report Wizard
Lesson 3 Printing and Renaming a Report
Lesson 4 Modifying a Report Design
Lesson 5 Saving the Report with a New Name
Lesson 6 Adding Labels to Reports
Project 7 Customizing Fields and Tables
Lesson 1 Modifying a Table Design
Lesson 2 Entering a Default Value
Lesson 3 Changing a Field Type and Selecting a Format
Lesson 4 Changing a Field Size
Lesson 5 Working with More Than One Table
Lesson 6 Creating Table Relationships