Presentation on theme: "LESSON 17 PREPARED BY MANJU. database A database is a collection of related information Access is the Microsoft Office database program that enables you."— Presentation transcript:
Creating a New Database You can create a new database file using templates that are predefined with tables, reports, forms, and queries already created. Saving a Database File: You cannot use the Save As command to save the entire database under a new name.
Types of View Datasheet View – Enter Field Names Enter records Design View – Enter Field Names Choose Datatype & Change Field Properties
Creating a Table in Datasheet View: A table, often referred to as a datasheet. A field is a single piece of database information, such as a first name. Fields appear as columns, and each column has a field name. Record is a group of related fields in database When you enter data into a cell, it is called an entry
Data type determines what type of data the field can store. Field properties define the characteristics and behavior of a field. When you choose a data type, you can also change the field properties.
DELETING RECORDS To delete a record, you must first select the record then you can press the Delete key to remove the data. Once you have deleted a record, you cannot use Undo to restore it. You can delete multiple records at a time by selecting more than one row.