Access Solutions

The Beginner’s Guide on Access Controls (Part I)

Controls are the different elements that are used to ensure data is entered in a way that is acceptable for data maintenance and tracking. From text boxes to drop down lists, there are a number of different controls you can implement to keep your data clean. If you don’t provide controls to your database, you can end up with some very messy looking data. Microsoft Access provides controls so that you can limit the kind of information and method of entering information in Access. Many...

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How to Work with the Access Expression Builder

Access is constantly changing to make it easier to build a database you can start using quickly. The Expression Builder helps to speed up the process by making it easier to build expressions. The latest versions of Microsoft Access include an Expression Builder. With a wide range of applications, it is an incredibly useful tool for those who are less experienced with Access. Even if you know a good deal about Access, it can still be helpful for setting up basic expressions instead of having...

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How to Deploy Your Access Database for End Users

Once your database is ready for users to start importing and entering information, it is time to deploy it. There are some things you should do to ensure the database remains as easy to use for end users as it was for you and the testers. The whole point of a database is for tracking and maintaining data. That is rarely a one-person job. Once you finish building your database, you have to start thinking about deploying it to others. While this can be done in many different ways, there are...

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