Master database creation and management Access 2016 Bible is your, comprehensive reference to the world's most popular database management tool. With clear guidance toward everything from the basics to the advanced, this go-to reference helps you take advantage of everything Access 2016 has to offer. Whether you're new to Access or getting started with Access 2016, you'll find everything you need to know to create the database solution perfectly tailored to your needs, with expert guidance every step of the way. The companion website features all examples and databases used in the book, plus trial software and a special offer from Database Creations. Start from the beginning for a complete tutorial, or dip in and grab what you need when you need it — this book gives you an expert Access 2016 companion on call 24/7. Access enables database novices and programmers to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as build powerful, integrable, custom database solutions — but databases can be complex, and difficult to navigate. This book helps you harness the power of the database with a solid understanding of their purpose, construction, and application. Understand database objects and design systems objects Build forms, create tables, manipulate datasheets, and add data validation Use Visual Basic automation and XML Data Access Page design Exchange data with other Office applications, including Word, Excel, and more From database fundamentals and terminology to XML and Web services, this book has everything you need to maximize Access 2016 and build the database you need.
Introduction xxxix Part I: Access Building Blocks 3 Chapter 1 An Introduction to Database Development 3 Chapter 2 Getting Started with Access 19 Part II: Understanding Access Tables 31 Chapter 3 Creating Access Tables 33 Chapter 4 Understanding Table Relationships 89 Chapter 5 Working with Access Tables 131 Chapter 6 Importing and Exporting Data 171 Chapter 7 Linking to External Data 209 Part III: Working with Access Queries 235 Chapter 8 Selecting Data with Queries 237 Chapter 9 Using Operators and Expressions in Access 267 Chapter 10 Going Beyond Select Queries 309 Part IV: Analyzing Data in Access 349 Chapter 11 Transforming Data in Access 351 Chapter 12 Working with Calculations and Dates 375 Chapter 13 Performing Conditional Analyses 401 Chapter 14 The Fundamentals of Using SQL 421 Chapter 15 Subqueries and Domain Aggregate Functions 441 Chapter 16 Running Descriptive Statistics in Access 467 Part V: Working with Access Forms and Reports 483 Chapter 17 Creating Basic Access Forms 485 Chapter 18 Working with Data on Access Forms 525 Chapter 19 Working with Form Controls 557 Chapter 20 Presenting Data with Access Reports 591 Chapter 21 Advanced Access Report Techniques 649 Part VI: Access Programming Fundamentals 695 Chapter 22 Using Access Macros 697 Chapter 23 Using Access Data Macros 733 Chapter 24 Getting Started with Access VBA 751 Chapter 25 Mastering VBA Data Types and Procedures 795 Chapter 26 Understanding the Access Event Model 839 Chapter 27 Debugging Your Access Applications 861 Part VII: Advanced Access Programming Techniques 895 Chapter 28 Accessing Data with VBA Code 897 Chapter 29 Advanced Data Access with VBA 941 Chapter 30 Customizing the Ribbon 959 Chapter 31 Preparing Your Access Application for Distribution 999 Part VIII: Access and Windows SharePoint Services 1045 Chapter 32 Integrating Access with SharePoint 1047 Chapter 33 Deploying Access Applications to SharePoint 1063 Index 1091
Michael Alexander is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer. For more than 15 years, he has been consulting and developing Microsoft Office solutions. Michael is a Microsoft MVP and runs a free tutorial website at www.datapigtechnologies.com. Dick Kusleika has been named a Microsoft MVP for 12 consecutive years. He develops Access- and Excel-based solutions for clients, and has worked with Microsoft Office for more than 20 years. Dick writes a popular Excel-related blog at www.dailydoseofexcel.com.
Tap into the power of Access 2016 Learn the essentials of using Microsoft Access to store data, analyze information, build reports, create applications, and much more! With Access 2016 Bible, you'll gain a solid understanding of how Access works from the ground up. Starting with basic database concepts, you'll work your way through detailed instruction on building effective tables, creating powerful analytical queries, creating robust applications with Access forms, and building attractive Access reports. With additional topics covering SharePoint integration and Visual Basic programming, Access 2016 Bible is an invaluable resource for users of all skill levels. Get a solid grounding in database fundamentals Use Access to analyze large amounts of data Turn your data into attractive PDF-style reports and outputs Automate redundant reporting and analysis using Access macros Build powerful departmental applications with Access forms Save time and increase productivity with Access VBA Integrate or publish your data on SharePoint sites