Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To Quit Access
You saved your changes to the table and did not make any additional changes. You
are ready to quit Access. The following step quits Access.
1 Click the Close button on the right side of the Access title bar, shown in Figure 1–47 on the
previous page, to quit Access.
Starting Access and Opening a Database
Once you have created and later closed a database, you will need to open it in the future in
order to use it. Opening a database requires that Access is running on your computer.
To Start Access
The following steps, which assume Windows is running, start Access.
1 Click the Start button on the Windows taskbar to display the Start menu.
2 Point to All Programs on the Start menu to display the All Programs submenu and then
point to Microsoft Ofﬁ ce on the All Programs submenu to display the Microsoft Ofﬁ ce
3 Click Microsoft Ofﬁ ce Access 2007 on the Microsoft Ofﬁ ce submenu to start Access and
display the Getting Started with Microsoft Ofﬁ ce Access window (Figure 1–48).
4 If the Access window is not maximized, click the Maximize button on its title bar to
maximize the window.
Recent Documents list
displays names of recently
opened databases (currently
there is only one)