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Tables: Adding User-Friendliness to Your Database
There are a few other table features that are good to know. For one thing, it’s easy to
add columns to tables; and for another, when you click anywhere in the table, the Table
Tools context tab is triggered (see Figure 7–28).
Figure 7–28. What you see when you click the Table Tools context tab. Note that the entire ribbon is now
occupied with table options.
Note the Table Styles button group. Clicking its drop-down arrows reveals a collection of
predesigned styles that you can apply to the table (see Figure 7–29).
Figure 7–29. Table styles: Just click one
You can inspect any of the table styles in preview mode by resting your mouse over it
before you click. The table will exhibit the style.
NOTE: You can also click the Format as Table button in the Styles button group, located on the
Home tab. Clicking this will do two things: change a database into a table and let you choose a