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Creating an Access Application from a Template File

When you launch Access 2000, the Microsoft Access dialog offers you the option of creating a new database or opening an existing database, such as Northwind.mdb, the Northwind Traders sample database located in \Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Samples. If you choose to create a new database, you can open a do-it-yourself empty (blank) database or use the Database Wizard to create a database from one of the 10 database templates included with Access 2000. Template files contain the definitions of Table, Form, and Report objects, plus the VBA code required to automate interaction of these objects. Template files also include a relatively small amount of optional sample data, which is useful for learning how to navigate a set of records.

To use the Database Wizard to create a sample application from an Access 2000 template, follow these steps:


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