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Course Access Advanced Database Design
  • Public Scheduled Price£445 +VAT
  • Course Duration2 Days
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
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    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
This Microsoft Access course is for delegates who have sound skills in the use of MS Access and are now ready to expand their knowledge into some of the more specialised and advanced features of the software. This course will provide delegates with skills needed to create complex queries, create macros to automate tasks, enhance forms and reports and use the Access programming language Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) enabling delegates to really take control of their databases.
Prerequisites
    • Delegates should understand database design and structure
    • Delegates should be able to create and manipulate Queries
    • This course assumes knowledge of how to create a database having many related tables
    • Delegates should have an up to date working knowledge of Access and will have attended Access Essentials course or have equivalent knowledge and experience

Objectives
    • Put existing data into correctly designed tables and compact a database.
    • Use a variety of techniques to summarise data.
    • Create and edit Access macros.
    • Create macros to automate tasks within a database.
    • Use advanced features to enhance forms.
    • Add security features to protect your database
    • Start creating programs in your database with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
What's included
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Telephone and Email Support
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
Course Content
    • Working with Action queries
      Using Update queries
      Using Make Table queries
      Find Duplicates/Unmatched query
      Using Append queries
      Using Delete queries
    • Advanced form design
      Unbound forms
      Using command buttons
      Passing values to queries from a field on a form
      Creating Cascading Combo Boxes (The combo box filters the contents of another combo box)
      The Expression Builder
      Triggering Events on a form
      Using the data functions to return specific values, for example, DLookup, DSum, Dcount
    • Reports
      Grouping and sorting records
      Creating calculated fields
      Conditional formatting
    • Macros
      Creating macros
      Embedding Macros into buttons
      Using Message Boxes
      Using macros in form events
      Passing values between forms to filter data
      Attaching macros to the quick access toolbar
    • Database utilities
      Configuring the Navigation Pane with custom groups
      Compacting and repairing a database
      Examining object dependencies
      Splitting a database into Front and back ends
      Create Custom Ribbon Tabs
      Startup options and custom icons
      Protecting your database with a password
    • Introduction to programming in Access (VBA)
      This is a gentle introduction to programming in Access. It is where the real power lies when you create a database. Once you have mastered the user interface this is your next step
      In this course we provide you with an ‘easy steps’ introduction to programming; you will learn how to:
      Use the programming environment
      Create your first program and attach it to a button
      Automate tasks such as:
      Open a form/ report, create your own switchboard
      How to run several queries at with the click of the button
      How to filter a form depending on the criteria chosen
      How to hide fields on a form
      How to display a message
      Once you have attended this course it will provide you with the confidence to experiment and start learning how to program using Visual Basic for Application or VBA. This part of the course gives you a taste for programming without you having to attend a full blown programmers course.

 

 

 

 

 

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