Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
If you are using a computer to step through the project in this chapter and you want
your screen to match the ﬁ gures in this topic, you should change your screen’s resolution
768. For information about how to change a computer’s resolution, read
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.
4 If the Access window is not maximized, click the Maximize button on its title bar to
maximize the window.
To Open a Database
In Chapter 1, 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 can 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.
1 With your USB ﬂ ash drive connected to one of the computer’s USB ports, click the More
button to display the Open dialog box.
2 If necessary, click the Look in box arrow and then click UDISK 2.0 (E:) to select the USB
ﬂ ash drive in the Look in list as the new open location. (Your drive letter might be
3 Click JSP Recruiters to select the ﬁ le name.
4 Click the Open button to open the database.
5 If a Security Warning appears, click the Options button to display the Microsoft Ofﬁ ce
Security Options dialog box.
6 With the option button to enable this content selected, click the OK button to
enable the content.