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Access 2013, Part 1: UI, Tables and Forms

with John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 3/16/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 23m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware Included
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code N/A
Exams N/A

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Course description

In this eight parts leaning series you’ll see how Access 2013 is Microsoft’s database management software that allows users to enter, manage, and build reports on large amounts of data. Get to know the Access work environment, master tables, Data Fields, and Data Types; understand queries and create a simple select query; build a simple UI with forms; and learn how to create simple reports. Advanced topics include automating tasks with macros and Importing, linking, and exporting external data.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Microsoft Access. This course is part of 8 courses; Access 2013: UI, Tables and Forms; Access 2013: Queries, Reports and Data; Access 2013: Navigation, View and Keys; Access 2013: Masks, Lookup and Queries; Access 2013: Groups, Joins and Action; Access 2013: Queries and Forms; Access 2013: Forms and Reports; and Access 2013: Reports, Macros and Importing. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

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Course outline

UI, Tables and Forms

Introduction to Access (25:06)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • What Is and Why Use Access? (03:51)
  • Comparison with MS Excel (04:42)
  • Reports & Forms (05:16)
  • General Interface Features (03:31)
  • The Ribbon & File Tab (02:32)
  • Templates, Navigation, & Views (04:52)
  • Summary (00:10)
Interface and Tables (29:49)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Access Interface (04:56)
  • Property Sheets (05:12)
  • The Navigation Pane (03:30)
  • The Create Tab (01:59)
  • Working with Tables (03:35)
  • The Design View (04:31)
  • Input Mask (03:11)
  • The Lookup (02:31)
  • Summary (00:10)
Views and Forms (28:30)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Document Views (05:00)
  • Query Views (03:03)
  • The SQL View (02:47)
  • Preview of Form Views (02:29)
  • Preview of Report Views (04:38)
  • Basic Forms (04:45)
  • Complex Forms (01:51)
  • The Northwind Template (03:34)
  • Summary (00:10)