Access is a popular database program that runs in the Windows .
This program is generally used to store large quantities of .
information, which can be viewed, sorted, manipulated, retrieved and printed.
in various ways.
A database is a collection of data related to a particular topic or .
purpose. The data in the databases is very valuable resource to any.
individual or business. Organizing, storing, manipulating, retrieving and .
sorting data are critical activities that enable the information to be found and .
used effectively. The information in a database is organized into fields. A .
group of related fields is called a record, and a collection of related records.
is called a table. To manage databases an individual or a company might.
invest in a database management system. This database management system.
is a software program that allows databases to be created and then for the.
data within them to be manipulated. Most of today's database management.
system, including Access, are called relational database management system. .
In a relational database management system, data is organized into a .
collection of tables, that are related and that can share information. A .
relationship between two tables in a relational database management system .
is formed through a common field. Access provides numerous capabilities .
to its users. With Access databases, information can be entered faster and .
more accurately. Data can be entered using screen forms, which contains .
controls such as check boxes, list boxes, and option buttons, to facilitate data .
entry. Generating professional reports is easy with access. The program .
contains a built-in generator, which lets you produce professional-looking, .
formatted reports from the data. Access allows database structures to be .
created containing fields, tables, and table relationships. It provides .
powerful features for enhancing table data and creating charts so that .