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Access 2007 Course

Access 2007 Course

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Access 2007 Course

5 Sessions -
15 Hours of Interactive Training

Relational databases are a critical component of our electronic society and now creating, maintaining, and utilizing them is even easier. In the Access 2007 course from LearnKey you'll learn how the ribbon makes it easier to find the exact tool you need and how easy it is to synchronize your database with SharePoint Servers. Expert Erin Olsen takes you step-by-step through newly designed database templates to management and security of data to presentation and data sharing. At the conclusion of this course you'll be organizing, retrieving and sharing data easily.

Benefits
  • Gain valuable database management skills
  • Acquire leverage to better career opportunities
  • Learn the latest information technology

About The Author
Since founding PCKeys Technology Solutions in 1995, Erin Olsen has personally trained more than 10,000 people worldwide in a wide variety of applications and technologies. She has assisted numerous organizations to maximize efficiency using Microsoft, Adobe and Macromedia software tools. Erin holds a MOS Master Instructor certification and enjoys a reputation for providing solid foundations in skills applicable to real-world needs in an easy-to-understand and fun manner. She combines technical knowledge with real-world experience allowing her to provide a wealth of practical examples and inside tips to help her audience learn, retain and actually apply their skills.

Session 1

Section A: Understanding Access

  • What Is Access?
  • Access vs. Excel
  • Components, Objects, and Terms
  • Changes In 2007

Section B: Getting Started

  • Application Overview
  • Using Templates
  • Using the Ribbon
  • The Navigation Pane
  • Shortcut to Forms
  • Finding Help

Section C: Using the Navigation Pane Effectively

  • Group View Options
  • Item View Options
  • Organizing Items
  • Navigation Options
  • Table Views
  • Query and Form Views
  • Report and Macro Views

Section D: Data Entry

  • Working with Records
  • Entering and Editing Records Data
  • Deleting Records
  • Sorting Data In Records
  • Finding Data in Records
  • Entering Data In Forms

Section E: Database Design

  • Design Steps
  • Purpose
  • Tables
  • Fields
  • Relationships
  • Primary Key
  • Making the Relationship
  • Naming Conventions
  • Design Cleanup
  • Example: Purpose and Tables
  • Example: Primary Key and Relationships

Section F: Creating Databases and Tables

  • Create Blank Database
  • Datasheet View
  • Saving Tables
  • Table Templates

Session 2

Section A: Working with Tables

  • Design View
  • Text and Memo Data Types
  • Number Data Types
  • AutoNumber Data Types
  • Yes/No Data Types
  • Data Beyond the Database
  • Creating Tables
  • Setting Primary Keys

Section B: Field Properties

  • Field Properties Overview
  • Modifying Fields
  • Text Field Properties
  • Number Field Properties
  • Validation Rules
  • Arranging and Deleting Fields
  • Viewing Changes
  • Validation Text
  • More Field Properties
  • Memo Fields
  • Attachment Fields
  • Input Masks

Section C: Lookup Fields

  • Creating Lookups
  • Design View Lookups
  • Lookup Properties

Section D: Relationship Theory

  • Relationship Basics
  • Beyond Relationship Basics
  • Relationship Types
  • Putting Relationship Theory Together

Section E: Creating Relationships

  • Viewing Relationships
  • Building and Modifying Relationships
  • Relationship Reports
  • Joining Table Properties

Section F: Analyzing Design

  • Cleaning Up
  • Formatting Datasheets
  • Hiding Columns
  • Rearranging Fields
  • Performance Analyzer

Section G: Subdatasheets and Filters

  • Adding Subdatasheets
  • Subdatasheet Display
  • Removing Subdatasheets
  • Filtering by Selection
  • Number Filtering
  • Filtering by Form
  • Advanced Filters
  • Total Row Summaries

Session 3

Section A: Query Basics

  • Query Wizard
  • Selecting Data Sources
  • Selecting Fields
  • Sorting Fields
  • Arranging Fields
  • Criteria
  • Comparison Criteria
  • Range Criteria

Section B: Intermediate Queries

  • Field Properties
  • Query Properties
  • Unique List
  • Outputting All Fields
  • Removing Tables
  • Multiple Table Queries
  • Query Relationships

Section C: Calculation in Queries

  • Adding Fields
  • Calculation Fields
  • Null Values
  • Totals
  • Expression Builder

Section D: Special Queries

  • Crosstab Queries
  • Modifying Crosstab Queries
  • Finding Duplicate Records
  • Finding Unmatched Records
  • Parameter Queries
  • Range Parameters
  • SQL View

Section E: Action Queries

  • Updating Queries
  • Creating Table Copies
  • Creating Table Queries
  • Saving Action Queries
  • Archiving Records
  • Deleting Queries
  • Deleting Tables

Section F: Concatenation

  • What is Concatenation?
  • Concatenating Data
  • Reviewing Concatenation
  • Concatenation Examples

Session 4

Section A: Importing/Exporting Data

  • Importing Data
  • Importing Objects
  • Importing from Excel
  • Making Changes
  • Exporting Data
  • Add-Ins
  • Save as PDF or XPS

Section B: Using Mail Merge

  • Introduction
  • Mail Merge Wizard
  • Creating a Merge Letter
  • Sharing Outlook Contacts
  • Importing Outlook Folders
  • Collaboration

Section C: Basic Forms

  • Lookup Tables
  • Form Wizard
  • Form Tools
  • Layout View

Section D: Form Controls

  • Design View
  • Controls
  • Move Controls
  • Selecting Multiple Controls
  • Arranging Controls

Section E: Form Design

  • Font Formatting
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Control Types
  • Query by Form
  • Check Boxes
  • Bind Controls
  • Properties

Section F: Special Forms

  • Split Forms
  • Subforms
  • Subform Relationships
  • Creating Subforms
  • PivotTable Forms
  • Calculations
  • Filtering PivotTables

Section G: Reports

  • AutoReports
  • Report Wizard
  • Grouping and Sorting
  • Adding Pictures
  • Page Breaks
  • Label Wizard
  • Charts

Session 5

Section A: Controlling Display and Data Entry

  • Form Properties
  • Display Options
  • Data Entry Options
  • Lock Controls
  • Bang and Dot Operator
  • Query Aliases
  • Query Parameters
  • Dynamic Reports

Section B: Access Automation

  • Remove Grouping
  • Control Wizard
  • Switchboard Manager
  • Edit Switchboard Pages
  • Edit Main Switchboard
  • Customize Switchboards

Section C: Custom Automation

  • Overview
  • Unbound Forms
  • Add Record
  • Message Box
  • Close Form
  • Close Database
  • Modal Dialog Form

Section D: Working with the File

  • Custom Navigation Pane
  • Arranging Objects
  • Database Properties
  • Access Options
  • Current Database Options
  • Compact and Repair
  • Back Up Database
  • Database Splitter
  • Linked Table Manager

Section E: Security

  • Security Types
  • Password Protection
  • User-Level Permissions
  • Creating User-Level Permissions
  • Security Tips

Section F: Sharing Information

  • Printing Tables
  • Printing Forms
  • Printing Reports
  • Output as File
  • Database Documenter
  • Save as Previous Version