SMS221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Microsoft Access, Unique Key, Number Sign
Introduction to database concepts: organizing data, a field is a single characteristic or attribute of a person, place, object, event, or idea. Animal id, animal name, animal type, breed, visit date, reason for visit, and invoice amount: related fields are grouped together into a table. A collection of fields that describes a person, place, object, event, or idea. The specific content of a field is called the field value: this set of field values is called a record. A relational dbms the storage of databases and facilitates the creation manipulation, and reporting of data. Starting access and creating a database (cont. : when you start access, the first screen that appears is. Access toolbar button and make sure the touch/mouse. Mode is selected (shaded red to indicate that it is selected) The display switches to touch mode with more space between the commands and buttons on the ribbon. Enter key to move from one field to the next.