Download PDF by Susan Sales Harkins: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft® Access 2002

By Susan Sales Harkins

ISBN-10: 076866151X

ISBN-13: 9780768661514

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Most of us are satisfied with our paper notebooks, day planners, and even our little piles of notes. In the business world they can prove haphazard lose the little scrap of paper with a huge order from your company's most important client and you might find yourself in the unemployment line. Even in your personal life, losing track of things can be a severe annoyance. Was that check due this week or next week? Do you remember when the tomatoes were planted? In this chapter, we'll show you how to turn data into an effective database that works for you.

That's alright the field names don't have to match. You can call the field "Name" in the Catalogs table and "CatalogName" in the Plants table; Access will know how to keep them linked. At this point, our final table lists are • Plants Common Name, Latin Name (PK), Notes, Picture, TypeID (FK), Catalog Name (FK) • Types Type (PK), Description • Catalogs Name (PK), Street Address, City, State, ZIP, Country, Specialty 60 Part II: Building and Using a Database Part II: Building and Using a Database 61 Tip If you need help dividing the data, you're not alone.

Use this report to plan next year's gardens. Part II: Building and Using a Database 63 64 Part II: Building and Using a Database [ Team LiB ] [ Team LiB ] THE ABSOLUTE MINIMUM The key point of this chapter is simple: Design your database before you build it. Even if you're itching to get started with the software, time taken now with pencil and paper will be repaid later with a database that's more efficient and easier to use. In this chapter, you learned about • The discovery process • Dividing data into multiple but related tables • How to see your data in terms of a database application [ Team LiB ] [ Team LiB ] Chapter 5.

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