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Microsoft Access: Office 365 Business Subscription Plans To Be included

Microsoft Access: Office 365 Business Subscription Plans To Be included Microsoft plans to add Microsoft Access database to its Office 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium subscription plans. The above plans currently do not provide this all powerful Access … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Databases – Using Data Analysis Tools

Microsoft Access Databases – Using Data Analysis Tools Here’s a quick one minute video demonstration on the main Microsoft Access database tools available for your reference. This video tutorial is based on Access 2010 but it applies to all versions (albeit … Continue reading

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What Are The New Features In Microsoft Access 2016

What Are The New Features In Microsoft Access 2016 Here’s a quick less than three minute video on what’s new with Microsoft Access 2016 to quickly discover if it’s actually worth the upgrade! As the video informs us, there seems … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Database Blog – Six Years On

Microsoft Access Database Blog – Six Years On Wow! It’s been nearly six years of providing you with Microsoft Access database blogs and I wanted to say a big thank you to all you, the subscribers and of course those … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Database: Should We Be Using Calculated Table Fields

Microsoft Access Database: Should We Be Using Calculated Table Fields With the introduction of Microsoft Access 2010, a new data type field appeared in your table design view which provided a basic way to take fields in the same table and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access 2016 Database – New eBook Arriving Soon

Microsoft Access 2016 Database – New eBook Arriving Soon Since the release of Microsoft Access 2016 late last year, everyone has been busy re-writing and documenting the changes to MS Access and in essence, there’s little difference when comparing it … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Database Templates – Some Are Even Free!

Microsoft Access Database Templates – Some Are Even Free! With the latest version of Microsoft Access database (2016) and following on with tradition, Microsoft provides a selection of free Access templates and these can be found via a new database … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Database 2016: Printing Reports

Microsoft Access Database 2016: Printing Reports A report is only as good as the data stored and retrieved (typically via a query) in your Microsoft Access database but this simple video tutorial (less than 3 minutes) demonstrates what the feature you … Continue reading

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Access Database Forms: Should We Use Unbound Forms?

Access Database Forms: Should We Use Unbound Forms? I’ve always been a big fan of Microsoft Access databases, why? Because I like the way a rich application like this can be customised and designed from the floor up with little … Continue reading

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Microsoft Access Database File Format: What is an ACCDR File?

Microsoft Access Database File Format: What is an ACCDR File? You may have come across the ACCDR extension file format option for a Microsoft Access database instead of the standard and more commonly used file extension ACCDB. So what is … Continue reading

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