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Access 2019 Bible

By : Michael Alexander
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Access 2019 Bible

By: Michael Alexander

Overview of this book

Access 2019 Bible is your, comprehensive reference to the world's most popular database management tool. With clear guidance toward everything from the basics to the advanced, this go-to reference helps you take advantage of everything Access 2019 has to offer. Whether you're new to Access or getting started with Access 2019, you'll find everything you need to know to create the database solution perfectly tailored to your needs, with expert guidance every step of the way. The companion website features all examples and databases used in the book, plus trial software and a special offer from Database Creations. Start from the beginning for a complete tutorial, or dip in and grab what you need when you need it. Access enables database novices and programmers to store, organize, view, analyze, and share data, as well as build powerful, integrable, custom database solutions — but databases can be complex, and difficult to navigate. This book helps you harness the power of the database with a solid understanding of their purpose, construction, and application. From database fundamentals and terminology to XML and Web services, this book has everything you need to maximize Access 2019 and build the database you need.
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Understanding the Access Event Model

When working with a database system, you may perform the same tasks repeatedly. Instead of doing the same steps each time, you can automate the process with VBA macros.

Database management systems continually grow as you add records to a form, build new queries, and create new reports. As the system grows, many of the database objects are saved for later use—for a weekly report or monthly update query, for example. You tend to create and perform many tasks repetitively. Every time you add contact records, you open the same form. Likewise, you print the same form letter for contacts that have purchased a vehicle in the past month.

You can add VBA code throughout your application to automate these tasks. The VBA language offers a full array of powerful commands for manipulating records in a table, controls on a form, or...