Duration: 1 day
Platform: PC
Course code: DAC10L2
Cost: £200.00

Dates in 2015: 09/01, 10/03, 19/05, 02/07

Call 01634 232364 to reserve your place.

Course overview

In this course you will improve and customise tables, queries, forms and reports, and share Access data with other applications.

Target Audience:

Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level 2 is designed for delegates who would like to learn intermediate-level operations of the Microsoft Office Access program. The Level 2 course is for individuals whose job responsibilities include maintaining data integrity, handling complex queries, forms, and reports, and sharing data between Access and other applications. This course is also a prerequisite to taking more advanced courses in Access 2010.

Prerequisities

  • Define database objects
  • Design a simple database
  • Create tables and table relationships
  • Manage data in a table
  • Create filters and queries
  • Query records using expressions
  • Create and modify forms and reports
  • Open and navigate in a Word document
  • Open and navigate in an Excel spreadsheet
  • Open a text file in Notepad

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Streamline data entry and maintain data integrity
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables
  • Create flexible queries to display specified records, allow for user-determined query criteria, and modify data using queries
  • Improve forms
  • Customise reports to organise the displayed information and produce specific print layouts
  • Share data between Access and other applications

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Controlling Data Entry

  • Topic 1A: Constrain Data Entry Using Field Properties
  • Topic 1B: Establish Data Entry Formats for Entering Field Values
  • Topic 1C: Create a List of Values for a Field

Lesson 2: Joining Tables

  • Topic 2A: Create Query Joins
  • Topic 2B: Join Tables with No Common Fields
  • Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table

Lesson 3: Creating Flexible Queries

  • Topic 3A: Set the Select Query Properties
  • Topic 3B: Retrieve Records Based on Input Criteria
  • Topic 3C: Create Action Queries

Lesson 4: Improving Forms

  • Topic 4A: Restrict Data Entry in Forms
  • Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Topic 4C: Add a Command Button to a Form
  • Topic 4D: Create a Subform
  • Topic 4E: Display a Summary of Data in a Form
  • Topic 4F: Change the Display of Data Conditionally

Lesson 5: Customizing Reports

  • Topic 5A: Organize Report Information
  • Topic 5B: Format Reports
  • Topic 5C: Control Report Pagination
  • Topic 5D: Summarize Report Information
  • Topic 5E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
  • Topic 5F: Create a Mailing Label Report

Lesson 6: Sharing Data Across Applications

  • Topic 6A: Import Data into Access
  • Topic 6B: Export Data to Text File Formats
  • Topic 6C: Export Access Data to Excel
  • Topic 6D: Create a Mail Merge

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