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Microsoft Access Database: What is… Some Popular Questions

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Here are some questions I’ve been asked over the years regarding Microsoft Access database which I thought you may want to review.  Q: What features make Microsoft Access a valuable tool over say the more popular Excel spreadsheet or any other desktop software? A: The key feature is the ability to “ask questions” and perform actions with large amounts of the data via Queries which is its real strength.  For the common MS Office user who doesn’t know anything about MS Access […]

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Microsoft Access Database Versus Excel – Which To Choose?

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access Database Versus Excel Why Access? Why Excel? In the modern age, ‘the books’ are done digitally. Individuals and businesses alike use software like Microsoft Excel to do a bunch of database stuff… – but strangely, bizarrely, bafflingly, Microsoft Access database remains a highly underused product in the Microsoft Office package.  There seems to be a general misconception about Access and Excel, with many people believing Excel to be both easier and more applicable to their needs. Databases vs Spreadsheets So what’s the […]

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