Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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To Open a Database from Access
Earlier in this chapter you created your database on a USB fl ash drive using the fi le name, JSP Recruiters.
There are two ways to open the fi le containing your database. If the fi le you created appears in the Recent
Documents list, you could click it to open the fi le. If not, you can use the More button to open the fi le. The
following steps use the More button to open the JSP Recruiters database from the USB fl ash drive.
With your USB fl ash
drive connected to
one of the computer’s
USB ports, click the
More button, shown
in Figure 1–48, to
display the Open
dialog box.
dialog box
Look in
box arrow
USB fl ash drive is
selected device
fi le
If necessary, click the
Look in box arrow
and then click
UDISK 2.0 (E:) to select
the USB fl ash drive,
Drive E in this case, in
the Look in list as the
new open location.
Click JSP Recruiters to
select the fi le name
(Figure 1–49).
How do I open the
fi le if I am not using a
USB fl ash drive?
Use the same process,
but be certain to
select your device in
the Look in list. You might
need to open multiple folders.
Figure 1–49
Click the Open button to open the
database (Figure 1–50).
JSP Recruiters
database is
currently open
Why do I see the Access icon and
name on the Windows taskbar?
When you open an Access
database, an Access program
button is displayed on the taskbar.
If the contents of a button cannot
fi t in the allotted button space, an
ellipsis appears. If you point to a
program button, its entire
contents appear in a ScreenTip,
which in this case would be the
program name followed by the
fi le name.
message indicates
that some content
has been disabled
Figure 1–50
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