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From The Microsoft Access Programmer Near Me: How To Use Microsoft Access Efficiently

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There are many techniques for utilizing Microsoft Access to both develop a database and for manipulating the data. If you plan to utilize data from MS Word or Microsoft Excel, you can import that data into Microsoft Access. If you find the data from outside data sources, like Excel, requires too much coding to make the data useful, you should consider a full migration and conversion from that outside source. We specialize in migrating data and converting old Excel, and other data sources, into SQL Server databases. Following that conversion, we connect the SQL Server to Microsoft Access for a fast and easy to use relational database system.

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The following excerpt from Tech Republic has some interesting information that can be helpful.

Tips To Speed Your Work In Access

Most of us lack serious Access development skills, so creating and maintaining an Access database can be tricky. In fact, you might prefer handing the project off to an expert. If you can’t hire someone else, working faster and smarter in Access is essential. In this article, I’ll show you 10 simple ways to boost your Access productivity.

1: Access data

If you have existing data in a Word or Excel document, it’s easy to get that data into an Access table. The easiest way is to copy and paste. Simply copy the data in the source document, open your Access database, and press Ctrl+V to paste the data into a new table. If you copy from Excel, Access uses the sheet name for the new table’s name. If copying from a Word table, Access prompts you for a table name and offers more options, as shown in Figure A. When you’re copying raw content (not a table) from Word, create the table first and paste the data directly into it.

2: Create a task

When exporting data from Access, you can create an Outlook task. Let’s look at a simple example for doing so while exporting data to an Excel sheet:

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Comment on the previous information: Copy and paste works very well for small amounts of data or the periodic data transfer. Over time, the copy and paste technique is not a good idea because it can be inaccurate. We recommend a programmed application, or a complete transfer and conversion to ensure proper data manipulation over time.

One of the interesting features for Microsoft Access is the use of keyboard shortcuts. Often these are very useful because the cut down the back and forth actions necessary when using a mouse to migrate through the database or open specific functionality. The following material, from The Software Pro lists some of the common Microsoft Access shortcuts.

7 Handy Microsoft Access Editing Shortcuts

Data entry and editing is often a time-consuming part of working with Microsoft Access data tables. Try these Access editing shortcuts to save time working with Access data in the datasheet view:

  • Add a new record: [Ctrl] + + (plus sign)
  • Insert the value from the same field in the previous record: [Ctrl] + ‘(single quote/apostrophe)
  • Delete the current record: [Ctrl] + – (minus sign)
  • Insert the current date: [Ctrl] + ; (semicolon)
  • Insert the current time: [Ctrl] + : (colon)
  • Zoom into entry: [Shift] + F2 (also very helpful for creating and editing query criteria)
  • Switch between navigation mode (selected field) and editing mode: F2

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Sources: Microsoft Access Programmer Services

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