Make the switch to Access 2010

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If you're an experienced Access user, this course is for you. This course explains how to switch to Access 2010 from a previous version. You'll learn how to perform familiar tasks in Access 2010, such as using existing databases, creating new databases, building tables, and creating or editing forms and reports.


  • Use Backstage view to open existing databases and create new databases.

  • Save an existing database as an Access 2010 file.

  • Use the ribbon to start Design view for tables, forms, reports, and queries.

  • Use Layout view to edit forms and reports.

  • Use Layout view to group data in reports.

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