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Chapter 30. Creating a Database > Starting a Database Using a Wizard

Starting a Database Using a Wizard

When you start a database using an Access wizard, the type of database that you choose determines the selection of tables and forms that the database will contain.

To start a database using a wizard:

1.
Start a new database.

2.
On the Databases tab of the Templates dialog box, click one of the wizards.

3.
Click OK.

4.
Save the new database.

5.
In the opening page of the Database Wizard, click Next (Figure 30.9).

Figure 30.9. The first page of the AutoContent Wizard.


6.
In the next page, select fields for the various tables from the lists and click Next (Figure 30.10).

Figure 30.10. Select tables and fields for the new database.


7.
In the next page, select a style for screen displays and click Next (Figure 30.11).

Figure 30.11. Select a style for screen displays.


8.
In the next page, select a style for printed reports and click Next (Figure 30.12).

Figure 30.12. Select a style for printed reports.


9.
In the next page, enter a title for the new database and click Next (Figure 30.13).

Figure 30.13. Give the database a title.


You can add a picture here as well.

10.
In the last page of the database wizard, choose whether to display the database after it’s created, and click Finish.

11.
If it is required for the database type you selected, fill in your company information and then close the form to save the information and display the new database (Figure 30.14).

Figure 30.14. Type in your company information.



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