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Microsoft Office Access 2003 Inside Out (Bpg-Inside Out)by John L Viescas
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Hey, you know your way around a database—so now dig into Access 2003 and really put your information to work This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds all in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Access mastery Build on what you already know about Access and quickly dive into what’s new Design your database the way the experts do—and sidestep common mistakes Import data from spreadsheets, text files, databases, and other sources Write simple to sophisticated queries to manipulate data Learn advanced techniques for building forms and reports Develop PivotTable and PivotChart dynamic views Tap the power of Microsoft SQL Server with Access projects and views, functions, and stored procedures Implement database security features Deliver dynamic data on the Web with data access pages and XML Use Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and script to automate your applications and Web pages
CD features: Complete eBook in PDF format Insider Extras—including fully functional sample databases, VBA code, and sample web pages Catalog of Access resources with links to third-party tools and demos Microsoft resources and demos, including Insider’s Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, eBook—10,000+ entries
A Note Regarding the CD or DVD
The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book News Annotation:
Viescas, recognized as a Most Valuable Professional by Microsoft Product support services for his contributions to Access users, provides a treatment of features of the popular Microsoft Office database management program geared for intermediate and advanced-level users in frequently asked questions format. The companion CD supplies a complete eBook in PDF format, sample databases, and additional references and resources.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Target Audience: Tech-savvy information workers. About the Technology: Office 2003 provides new capabilities, new technologies, and new designs to help information workers and businesses in:
Hey, you know your way around a database—so now dig into Access 2003 and really put your information to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds all in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Access mastery!
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
- Process Management, including XML, task panes, and Smart Tags- Information Intelligence using XML- Consuming Information, making it easier to read, organize, annotate, and analyze data- Information Protection and Control- Effective Teamwork, including Document Workspaces and Meeting Workspaces, instant messaging and presence, integrated task panes, and live e-mail attachments- Coordination and Organization, including new features to help information workers manage and organize projects, information, and tasks
About the Author
John L. Viescas is a database expert who provides consulting and training services to companies around the globe. He is the author of numerous books, including Running Microsoft Access 97, Running Microsoft Access 2000, Microsoft Office Access 2003 Inside Out, Building Microsoft Access Applications, and Microsoft Office Access 2007 Inside Out. John has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 1993.
Home Page: Viescas Consulting, Inc.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsWed Like to Hear from You!About the CDConventions and Features Used in This BookIntroductionPart 1: Understanding Microsoft Access
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