Do you want to take your Microsoft Access 2013 skills to the next level? In this course, you'll learn how to use this program's advanced features to build a fully functional database from scratch. You'll start by creating your new database as you import customer and order information from several Excel spreadsheets into tables. Using action queries, you'll add key fields to the tables and learn to build table relationships between the tables. Next, you'll learn how to build complex yet easy-to-use forms to manage table data. You'll gain tips for adding the information you need without overcrowding your forms, including ways to build crosstab and summary queries so you can access information quickly and easily. You'll also learn about outer table joins that can make your queries more effective. Once you've built your database, you'll discover how to create reports using conditional formatting to highlight key data points. You'll also explore Visual Basic and learn how to create a report dialog box so users can filter report data. Finally, you'll put the finishing touches on your database as you build a navigation form to make it easy for your users to find what they need.
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