Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Create a New Table
ACCESS
chapter 16
Database Basics
5 Type a name for the field and
press .
6 Repeat Steps to to create 5
more fields for the table.
7 When you are finished adding
fields, close the table by clicking
the Close button (
5
6
7
).
8
Access prompts you to save the
table changes.
8 Click Yes .
The Save As dialog box appears.
9 Type a name for the table.
0 Click OK.
Access lists the table among the
database objects in the Navigation
pane.
Note:
9
0
After you save a table, you can reopen it by
double-clicking it in the Navigation pane.
Can I rename table
fields?
Yes. You can rename
fields in any table by
double-clicking the
field label and typing
a new name. When
you finish, press
. To add new
fields, see the “Add a
Field to a Table”
section later in this chapter. To delete a field,
see the “Delete a Field from a Table” section.
How do I remove a
table that I no
longer want?
Before attempting to
remove a table, ensure
that it does not contain
any important data that
you need. To delete the
table, select it in the
Navigation pane and
press Delete . Access
asks you to confirm the deletion before permanently
removing the table, along with any data that it
contains.
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