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xix The Microsoft Office Access 2003 Inside Track Road Map Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: The HelloWorld Database Before beginning this chapter: You should be familiar with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications. This chapter assumes that you haven't worked extensively with Microsoft Access and want an in- troduction to the Access user inter face and to some of the important concepts you need to know to build a database. In this chapter, you will learn how to: Create a table in which to store data and define the types of data the table will hold Create a simple form for entering data Enter data in the form Create a simple query with which to select data from a table and a simple report with which to view data · Modify the form's design by adding a command button · Write Microsoft Visual Basic code that determines what hap pens when you click the command button · · · · Chapter 2: The Basics of Database Design Before beginning this chapter: You should understand the basics of tables and fields, including how to enter a field in a table and how to select a data type. You can get this information in Chapter 1, "The HelloWorld Database." In this chapter, you will learn how to: · · · · · · · · Describe the principles of relational databases Plan and design a database Use the Table Wizard to create a table Create a lookup field Analyze the design of a database Test the design of a database Document a database Use a database template in Access