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Microsoft Access 97 Online Course Detail
Microsoft Access 97 Online Course

Microsoft Access 97 Online Course Detail

Course Decription: MS Access

We offer one of the most comprehensive and easy to use online class for Microsoft Access 97. Students will learn a variety of topics including:
  • Microsoft Access fundamentals
  • Database Design
  • Formatting Techniques
  • Creating Queries and Tables
  • Creating Macros
  • Intermediate and Advanced Topics
Special Offer:You will receive all the available Microsoft Access 97 online courses, with the purchase of a single MS Access online course.
Microsoft Access 97 Course Demo

Course Outline

The Fundamentals

Introduction to Databases
Starting Access and Opening a Database
Understanding the Access Program Screen
Using Menus and Toolbars
Filling Out Dialog Boxes
Keystroke and Right Mouse Button Shortcuts
Opening and Modifying Database Objects
Working with Multiple Windows
Tour of a Table
Adding, Editing, and Deleting Records
Tour of a Form
Tour of a Query
Tour of a Report
Previewing and Printing a Database Object
Selecting Data
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Data
Using Undo
Checking Your Spelling
Using the Zoom Box
Closing a Database and Exiting Access

Getting Help from Access

Getting Help from the Office Assistant
Getting Help by Contents
Getting Help with the Help Index
Finding Help

Creating and Working with a Database

Planning a Database
Creating a Database Using the Database Wizard
Creating a Blank Database
Creating a Table Using the Table Wizard
Modifying a Table and Understanding Data Types
Creating a New Table from Scratch
Creating a Query in Design View
Modifying a Query
Sorting a Query using Multiple Fields
Developing AND and OR Operators
Creating a Form with the Form Wizard
Creating a Report with the Report Wizard
Creating Mailing Labels with the Label Wizard
Database Object Management
File Management
Compacting and Repairing a Database

Finding, Filtering, and Formatting Data

Finding and Replacing Information
Sorting Records
Filtering by Selection
Filtering by Form
Creating an Advanced Filter
Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
Rearranging Columns
Changing Gridline and Cell Effects
Freezing a Field
Hiding a Field
Changing the Datasheet Font

Working with Tables and Fields

Understanding Field Properties
Indexing a Field
Adding a Primary Key to a Table
Inserting, Deleting, and Reordering Fields
Changing a Field’s Data Type
Using Field Descriptions
Adding a Caption
Change the Field Size
Formatting Number, Currency, and Date/Time Fields
Formatting Number, Currency, and Date/Time Fields by Hand
Formatting Text Fields
Setting a Default Value
Requiring Data Entry
Validating Data
Creating an Input Mask
Creating a Lookup Field
Creating a Value List
Modifying a Lookup List

Working with Relational Databases

Understanding Table Relationships Creating Relationships between Tables
Enforcing Referential Integrity
Testing Referential Integrity and Deleting a Relationship
Understanding of Relationship Types

Working with Queries

A Quick Review
Understanding the Different Types of Queries
Creating a Multiple Table Query
Creating a Calculated Field
Working with Expressions and the Expression Builder
Using an IIF Function
Summarizing Groups of Records
Display Top or Bottom Values
Parameter Queries
Finding Duplicate Records
Finding Unmatched Records
Crosstab Queries
Delete Queries
Append Queries
Make Table Queries
Update Queries

Working with Forms

Creating a Form with AutoForm
Modifying a Form
Adding and Deleting Fields
Moving and Sizing Controls
Changing the Tab Order
Working with Control Properties
Control Property Reference
Working with Form Properties
Form and Report Property Reference
Working with Multiple Controls
Adding, Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Controls
Changing a Control’s Data Source
Creating a Calculated Control
Changing a Control’s Default Value
Using the Control Wizard
Creating a Subform
Modifying and Working with Subforms

Working with Reports

Creating a Report with AutoReport
Modifying a Report
Adding and Deleting Fields
Moving and Sizing Controls
Adjusting Page Margins and Orientation
Adding Page Numbers and Dates
Understanding Report Sections
Sorting and Grouping Records
Creating Calculated Controls
Working with Section Properties
Creating Charts with the Chart Wizard

Formatting Forms and Reports

Formatting Fonts with the Formatting Toolbar
Changing Text Alignment
Using AutoFormat
Changing Colors
Applying Special Effects
Using the Format Painter
Adding Pictures and Lines
Aligning Controls with One Another
Changing a Control’s Formatting Properties

Working with Macros

Creating and Running a Macro
Editing a Macro
Working with Macro Groups
Assigning a Macro to an Event
Creating Conditional Expressions
Assigning a Macro to a Keystroke Combination
Macro Action Reference

Working with Other Programs

Importing Information
Exporting Information
Importing Objects from another Access Database
Linking Information from an External Source
Analyzing Records with Microsoft Excel
Exporting Records to Microsoft Word
Mail Merging Records to Microsoft Word
Using Hyperlink Fields
Using OLE Object Fields

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