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Lesson 13

Part 13: Build Powerful Forms, Downloadable Version

In Lesson 13, Build Powerful Forms, you learn how to work with controls. You then learn how you can use form and control properties to build the forms that you need.

Duration: 00:21:26  File Size: 89 MB

Lesson 14

Part 14: Advanced Form Techniques, Downloadable Version

In Lesson 14, Advanced Form Techniques, we begin by working with combo boxes. We then delve into the Command Button wizard which helps you to program without typing! Finally, you learn how to create one-to-many forms.

Duration: 00:18:36  File Size: 68 MB

Lesson 17

Part 17: Automate Your Database with Macros, Downloadable Version

Many people will find Lesson 17 to be the most fun and exciting lesson yet. In Lesson 17 you learn how to create and work with macros. Using macros you can automate your applications. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to accomplish common tasks using macros.

Duration: 00:23:48  File Size: 77 MB

Lesson 18

Part 18: Advanced Macro Techniques, Downloadable Version

In Lesson 18 we learn advanced macro techniques. We start with the very powerful data macros that allow you to take action when someone inserts, updates, or deletes table data. We then explore Drill-through macros that allow you to open one form from another, displaying specified data. Finally, we learn how to debug macros, and how to build a macro that executes when you open a database.

Duration: 00:27:18  File Size: 84 MB

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 5-23/64" x 7-21/32"
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4872-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4872-0

6+ Hours of Video Instruction


Explore the most popular and some of the lesser known features of Access 2013 –Tables, Queries, Forms, Reports, Macros, and much more with Alison Balter as your guide!


• Start-to-finish personal training on Access 2013: just watch and learn!

• Simple, quick video walkthroughs of the tasks you perform most often!

• Great personalized training at a fraction of the cost...for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book!

These video lessons will ensure that you can harness the power of Access faster and more easily than ever before! In 13 thorough parts, Access 2013 LiveLessons shows you how to increase add finesse and polish to your presentations so they look like the pros. Expert Alison Balter simplifies powerful features and tools including Tables, Forms, reports, Queries, Macros, and much more! Truly harness the power built into Access! Just watch: You’ll master high-powered skills at your own pace–and get specific answers and solutions immediately, whenever you need them! For anyone who wants to master Microsoft Access 2013 fast!


LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. 

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 – Why use Microsoft Access?

1.1          Learn About Relational Databases

1.2          Preview Database Components

1.3          Explore the Types of Things You Can Do With Microsoft Access

Lesson 2 – Get Started with Microsoft Access

2.1          Create a Database from a Template

2.2          View Database Objects

2.3          Create a Database from Scratch

2.4          Open an Existing Database

2.5          Close a Database

2.6          Exit Access

Lesson 3 – Tables: The Repository for Your Data

3.1          View and Navigate Table Data

3.2          Edit Table Data

3.3          Search for and Replace Table Data

3.4          Use Filters to View the Data You Need

Lesson 4 –Use Queries to Retrieve the Data You Need

4.1          Create a Simple Query

4.2          Order the Query Result

4.3          Refine your Queries with Criteria

4.4          Close a Query

4.5          Open an Existing Query

Lesson 5 – Use Forms to Display and Modify Information

5.1          Open an Existing For

5.2          Delete Field Contents Within a Form

5.3          Use a Form to Add New Records to a Table

5.4          Use a Form to Delete Records from a Table

5.5          Copy Records Within a Form

5.6          Work with Data

5.7          Replace Data in the Table Underlying a Form

5.8          Sort Form Data

5.9          Filter Form Data

5.10        View the Design of a Form

Lesson 6 - Create Your Own Forms

6.1          Create a Form by Using the AutoForm Feature

6.2          Use the Form Wizard to Build a Form

6.3          Create Split Forms

6.4          Create Multiple Item Forms

6.5          Create Navigation Forms

6.6          Take Advantage of Conditional Formatting

Lesson 7 –Use Reports to Print Information

7.1          Open and View a Report

7.2          Move from Page to Page

7.3          Zoom In and Out

7.4          View Multiple Pages

7.5          Print a Report

Lesson 8 - Build Your Own Reports

8.1          Use the AutoReport Feature

8.2          Create a Report by Using the Report Wizard

8.3          Create Mailing Labels

8.4          View the Design of a Report

Lesson 9 - Create Your Own Tables

9.1          Build a New Table

9.2          Select the Appropriate Field Type for Your Data

9.3          Work with Indexes

9.4          Explore the All-Important Primary Key

9.5          Work with Field Properties

Lesson 10 – Relate the Information in Your Database

10.1        Learn about Relational Database Design

10.2        Examine the Types of Relationships

10.3        Establish Relationships

10.4        Establish Referential Integrity

Lesson 11 – Enhance the Queries That You Build

11.1        Design a Query Based on Multiple Tables

11.2        Modify the Datasheet View of a Query

11.3        Print Query Results

11.4        Learn about the Updatability of Query Results

11.5        Explore Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Query Basics

11.6        Refine Your Query with Criteria

Lesson 12 – Advanced Query Techniques

12.1        Create Calculated Fields

12.2        Get Help from the Expression Builder

12.3        Create and Run Parameter Queries

12.4        Create and Run Action Queries

12.5        Use Aggregate Functions to Summarize Numeric Data

12.6        Work with Outer Joins

Lesson 13: Build Powerful Forms

13.1        Work with Controls

13.2        Take Advantage of Form Properties

13.3        Learn about Control Properties and Why to Use Them

Lesson 14: Advanced Form Techniques

14.1        Work with Combo Boxes

14.2        Work with List Boxes

14.3        Explore the Command Button Wizards: Programming without Typing

14.4        Build Forms Based on More Than One Table

14.5        Work with Subforms

Lesson 15: Build Powerful Reports

15.1        Understand Report Bands

15.2        Work with Controls

15.3        Build a One-to-Many Report Using the Report Wizard

15.4        Enhancing a One-to-Many Report

15.5        Build a One-to-Many Report with the SubReport Wizard

15.6        Use Subreports

Lesson 16: Advanced Report Techniques

16.1        Add Sorting and Grouping

16.2        Work with Group Header and Footer Properties

16.3        Take Advantage of Report Properties

Lesson 17: Automate Your Database with Macros

17.1        Learn the Basics of Creating and Running a Macro

17.2        Harness the Power of Submacros

17.3        Control your Macros Using Program Flow

17.4        Run an Access Macro

17.5        Modify an Existing Macro

17.6        Create an Embedded Macro

Lesson 18: Advanced Macro Techniques

18.1        Create Data Macros

18.2        Create a Drillthrough Macro

18.3        Learn What Other New Features Are Available in Macros

18.4        Debug a Macro

18.5        Convert a Macro to VBA Code

18.6        Create an AutoExec Macro

Lesson 19: Share Data With Other Applications

19.1        Export Access Data

19.2        Import Data Into Access

19.3        Link to Data in Other Databases

19.4        The Linked Table Manager

Lesson 20 – Put it All Together – A Complete Application

20.1        Design the Tables to Store Your Data

20.2        Build the Forms to Edit Your Data

20.3        Build the Queries to Extract the Data You Need

20.4        Design the Reports to Display Your Data

20.5        Build the Macros Necessary to Automate Your Application



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