To create a form in
Access 2013 or 2016:
On the left navigation pane, click the
table or query that contains the data for your form From the
Create tab on the Ribbon, click Form
This creates a form based on the table or query that you selected from the navigation pane. You can modify the form as required.
You can also create a blank form (using the
Blank Form button) or you can use the Form Wizard to create a form.
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To create a
relationship in Access 2013 or 2016:
While viewing a
table in Design view, and ensuring that the DESIGN tab is selected, click from the Ribbon Relationships A
Show Table dialog will appear with a list of tables and queries. Select the tables (and/or queries) that you wish to create a relationship between, and close the dialog The
Relationships tab will appear with the selected tables. Click and drag a field on top of a field in another table to initiate a relationship. The
Edit Relationships dialog will pop up containing both fields. Make any adjustments and click OK
This will create the relationship. You will see the tables in the Relationship tab with lines depicting the relationship between the tables.
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To add a macro to a
form in Access 2013 or 2016:
Create a macro Now, open the form in Design view
Click the Button icon in the Ribbon (from the
DESIGN tab) In the Form Detail area, click and drag the cursor so that it forms a square or rectangle (i.e. shape of a button). The
Command Button Wizard will pop up. Select > Miscellaneous and click Run Macro Next Select the name of the macro you want to run and click
Next Choose whether to display text or an image on the button and click
Next Give the button a name and click
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To export from
Access 2013 or 2016 to Excel:
table or query that contains the data you want to export Click the
download icon (from the Excel EXTERNAL DATA tab on the Ribbon) Click
to save the file at the default location. Alternatively, change the location and/or a file name. Select any other options you wish to include under OK Specify export options Click
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To create a macro in
Microsoft Access 2013 or 2016:
Macro from the CREATE tab Add actions by selecting an action from the combo box
Customise the actions if required
Repeat steps 2 and 3 for each action you want to add
Save the macro
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To create a
table in Microsoft Access 2013 or 2016:
CREATE from the Ribbon Click
Here’s what that button looks like on the Ribbon:
Clicking the “Table” icon from the “CREATE” tab creates a new table.
Those two steps create a blank table.
Once you’ve created your table, you will need to add
fields (these will contain the data). You will also need to specify the type of data that the fields will contain (eg, text, number, date, etc).
You can also add extra rules about the type of data that can be entered into each field (eg, that phone numbers should be entered this way, dates should be entered that way, etc), as well as other properties for each field.
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Microsoft Access 2013 & 2016, you can create a database straight from the Welcome screen or from the work area. You can create either a blank database, or a database from a template. Create a Blank Database
From the Welcome Screen
When you first open Access, the Welcome screen is displayed. You can create your database straight from here.
Blank desktop database Name the database at the prompt and click
Your new database will have one table called “Table1”. You can modify this table to your needs. You can also
create new tables and other database objects.
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