Access Terms - to a gallery choice and see its effect in...

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FCS 2250 Lesson 12 - Access Terminology Directions: Complete the Definition of the corresponding Term within the table created below using pages AC 1 – AC 63. Be sure in the definition to also describe and give the location of any features so that I know you can tell someone where to find the feature and what it looks like. Term Definition Database A collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval and use of that data. Records Rows in a table Field Contains a specific piece of information within a record Unique Identifier (Primary Key) Unique numbers assigned to one record Data Type indicates the type of data located within field (i.e. numbers, currency, dates, etc.) File Saved database File Name Name assigned to a file when it is saved Ribbon Located near the top of the Access window, it is the control center in Access Home Tab Also known as the primary tab, contains the more frequently used commands Active Tab Tab currently being displayed Live Preview A feature supported by many galleries (sets of choices), that allows you to point
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Unformatted text preview: to a gallery choice and see its effect in the database object – without actually selecting the choice! Row Selector Small box or bar that, when you click it, selects the entire row, indicates the field that you currently are describing Datasheet View In this view, the table is represented as a collection of rows and columns called a datasheet Design View the default view, to return to design view, click design view on the shortcut menu Portrait Orientation Means that the printout is across the width of the page Landscape Orientation Means that the printout is across the length (height) of the page Report Records in a database gathered and sorted by a given order Split Form Contains both datasheet and a form, thus giving advantages of both views. Database Properties Identifying details about a file Standard Properties Associated with all MS Office documents and include author, title and subject Due: Friday, April 4, by 11:00 pm...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course FCS 2250 taught by Professor Web during the Spring '08 term at Western Michigan.

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