Overview of Touch Mode in Access Touch mode in Access gives easy access to the buttons and commands within the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. When you enter touch mode in Access, you enlarge the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. Also, you add extra space around the buttons and commands within them. This helps
Overview of Creating a Calculated Field in Access You can easily create a calculated field in Access queries. A calculated field is a field that derives its value by performing a function on values from other table fields. It can also calculate values entered by hand. The field’s data only appears for the duration
Overview of How to Hide a Query Field in Access You can easily hide a query field in Access. Sometimes when you create queries, you need to add a field to the QBE grid for criteria purposes only. In this case, you don’t want the field itself to appear in the result set. Having
Overview of Renaming Table Fields in Access You can rename a field in a table in Access that you have already created to change the field’s name. You should be extremely careful when you do this! This is because any changes you make to field names are not necessarily updated in all the previously
Overview of How to Run a Query in Access You can run a query in Access when using query design view. To do this, click the “Query Design” contextual tab in the Ribbon. In older versions of Access, this tab is called the “Design” tab of the “Query Tools” contextual tab in the Ribbon,
Overview of How to Set a Password on an Access Database You can set a password on an Access database to prevent unauthorized access to the database file. To set a password on an Access database, you must first open the database using the “Open Exclusive” command. To do this, open Access and then
Overview of Assigning Macros to Events in Access You can manually assign macros to events in Access forms by using the “Property Sheet” pane. This is an alternative to using the “Command Button Wizard.” This is most often used with command button controls in forms. However, you can also run macros for events that
Overview of Adding Macros to Buttons in Access Forms You can add a macro to a button in Access forms to run the macro when a user clicks the form’s button. To run macros in Access forms, you often assign a macro to an “event” associated with a command button control in a form.