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Calculated: With the calculated data type, you candefine a formula that calculates a value usingvalues from other fields (Field1 + Field2/Field3).Lookup Wizard: Use this wizard to create a lookupfield where you can choose from a number ofdefined values. (For example, you could choosebetween in stock, out of stock, pending shipment,back-ordered, etc.)
MLCL183-01 Computer Literacy (Microsoft) Learning Manual - V1.0 Aug 2017Page 588 of 7794.DescriptionInclude some extra detail on what the field is used for,what the idea behind the field was, etc. If you have alarge table with many fields and complex field names,help yourself and others determine the purpose of thefield by giving it a meaningful description.5.Information BoxWhen working in design View, this box will give at-a-glance information about the item you are currentlyworking with. For example, if you click in theField Namecolumn to add a new field, the Information Box states, “Afield name can be 64 characters long, including spaces.Press F1 for help of field names”.The Information Box is very useful when definingproperties for a field (6).6.Field PropertiesAt the bottom of design View is the Field Propertiessection. Here you can modify all of the properties of aparticular field. Each data type has its own specific set ofproperties.For example, here are the default properties for theNumber data type:4.2.3.4Entering data into a tableAccess provides you with a few ways to enter data. You can enter in the datamanually, use a form or the Import commands in the External Data tab.To enter data manually, open a table in Datasheet View by double-clickingits name in the Navigation Pane. If you make an error while entering data, likeaccidentally entering a word into a number field, Access will prompt you withan error message stating so.
MLCL183-01 Computer Literacy (Microsoft) Learning Manual - V1.0 Aug 2017Page 589 of 779For example, consider the following Employees table for Warner Cousins. TheID is a Number data type. If you try to enter non-numeric characters into thisfield, you will see the following warning:Figure 4.59Warning messageThere may be an instance where it is necessary to have both letters andnumbers in the same data field (such as the Telephone field). Luckily, the Textdata type allows you to type in any characters you like.The next method ofentering data is by using a form. We defined a formearlier as a way of entering data into a table one record at a time. In the figurebelow, Access constructed a simple form based on the Employees table whenthe Form command was clicked in the Create tab.Figure 4.60An example of a formYou may recognise the navigation buttons at the bottom of the form. You canuse these buttons to move back and forth through the records in a table aswell as create a new record, just as you could with table data.

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Fall
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jane smith
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