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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 Customize the New Contact Form in Your Outlook

When creating new Outlook contact items, you may feel that there are many useless fields and lacks of your desired fields in the default Contact form. Actually you can customize a new contact form as per your needs. This article will introduce how to achieve it in details. Every time when I create a new contact, I always need to add some additional info, such as gender, hobbies, children and so forth. However, by default, the main window of New Contact doesn’t contain them. I have to go to...

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