Programming & Development

Access - Part 2

Introduction:

In this course, you will expand your knowledge of relational database design; promote quality input from users; improve database efficiency and promote data integrity; and implement advanced features in tables, queries, forms, and reports. Extending your knowledge of Access will result in a robust, functional database for your users. Focuses on optimization of an Access database, including optimizing performance and normalizing data; data validation; usability; and advanced queries, forms, and reports.

Objectives:

In this course, you will optimize an Access database. You will: Provide input validation features to promote the entry of quality data into a database. Organize a database for efficiency and performance, and to maintain data integrity. Improve the usability of Access tables. Create advanced queries to join and summarize data. Use advanced formatting and controls to improve form presentation. Use advanced formatting and calculated fields to improve reports.

Course Outline:

1 – IMPROVING TABLE USABILITY

  • Topic A: Create Lookups Within a Table
  • Topic B: Work with Subdatasheets

2 – CREATING ADVANCED QUERIES

  • Topic A: Create Query Joins
  • Topic B: Create Subqueries
  • Topic C: Summarize Data

3 – IMPROVING FORM PRESENTATION

  • Topic A: Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Topic B: Create Tab Pages with Sub forms and Other Controls

4 – CREATING ADVANCED REPORTS

  • Topic A: Apply Advanced Formatting to a Report
  • Topic B: Add a Calculated Field to a Report
  • Topic C: Control Pagination and Print Quality
  • Topic D: Add a Chart to a Report

5 – IMPORTING AND EXPORTING TABLE DATA

  • Topic A: Import and Link Data
  • Topic B: Export Data
  • Topic C: Create a Mail Merge

6 – USING QUERIES TO MANAGE DATA

  • Topic A: Create Action Queries
  • Topic B: Create Unmatched and Duplicate Queries

7 – CREATING COMPLEX REPORTS AND FORMS

  • Topic A: Create Sub reports
  • Topic B: Create a Navigation Form
  • Topic C: Show Details in Sub forms and Popup Forms

8 – CREATING ACCESS MACROS

  • Topic A: Create a Standalone Macro to Automate Repetitive Tasks
  • Topic B: Create a Macro to Program a User Interface Component
  • Topic C: Restrict Records by Using a Condition
  • Topic D: Create a Data Macro

9 – USING VBA TO EXTEND DATABASE CAPABILITIES

  • Topic A: Getting Started with VBA
  • Topic B: Using VBA with Form Controls

10 – MANAGING A DATABASE

  • Topic A: Back Up a Database
  • Topic B: Manage Performance Issues
  • Topic C: Document a Database

11 – DISTRIBUTING AND SECURING A DATABASE

  • Topic A: Split a Database for Multiple-User Access
  • Topic B: Implement Security
  • Topic C: Convert an Access Database to an ACCDE File
  • Topic D: Package a Database with a Digital Signature

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$590.00

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