Access 2010: Level 2 - Queries, Forms & Reports

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This course is designed for individuals who wish to learn intermediate-level operations of the Microsoft Access program. You will improve and customize tables, queries, forms and reports, and share Access data with other applications.

Audience
The target student may include individuals whose job responsibilities include creating databases, tables, and relationships, as well as working with and revising intermediate-level queries, forms, and reports. It also introduces them to integrating Access data with other applications such as Microsoft Office Word or Excel.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success, we recommend that you first take Access 2010: Level 1 - Creating Databases, or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Streamline data entry and maintain data integrity.
  • Join tables to retrieve data from unrelated tables.
  • Create flexible queries to display specified records, allow for user-determined query criteria, and modify data using queries.
  • Improve forms.
  • Customize reports to organize the displayed information and produce specific print layouts.
  • Share data between Access and other applications.

Course Content


LESSON 1: CONTROLLING DATA ENTRY

Topic 1A: Constrain Data Entry Using Field Properties
Topic 1B: Establish Data Entry Formats for Entering Field Values
Topic 1C: Create a List of Values for a Field

LESSON 2: JOINING TABLES

Topic 2A: Create Query Joins
Topic 2B: Join Tables with No Common Fields
Topic 2C: Relate Data Within a Table

LESSON 3: CREATING FLEXIBLE QUERIES

Topic 3A: Set the Select Query Properties
Topic 3B: Retrieve Records Based on Input Criteria
Topic 3C: Create Action Queries

LESSON 4: IMPROVING FORMS

Topic 4A: Restrict Data Entry in Forms
Topic 4B: Organize Information with Tab Pages
Topic 4C: Add a Command Button to a Form
Topic 4D: Create a Subform
Topic 4E: Display a Summary of Data in a Form
Topic 4F: Change the Display of Data Conditionally

LESSON 5: CUSTOMIZING REPORTS

Topic 5A: Organize Report Information
Topic 5B: Format Reports
Topic 5C: Control Report Pagination
Topic 5D: Summarize Report Information
Topic 5E: Add a Subreport to an Existing Report
Topic 5F: Create a Mailing Label Report

LESSON 6: SHARING DATA ACROSS APPLICATIONS

Topic 6A: Import Data into Access
Topic 6B: Export Data to Text File Formats
Topic 6C: Export Access Data to Excel
Topic 6D: Create a Mail Merge