Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Editing and Modifying a Database
2. Double-click the field (column head) that you want to rename.
Access highlights the column.
3. Type a new name for your field and then press Enter when you’re
done.
Adding and deleting a field
Sometimes you may need to add a field to make room to store new
information. Other times, you may want to delete a field that you don’t really want
after all. To add a field to a database table, follow these steps:
1. Click on the downward-pointing arrow that appears to the right of the
Click to Add heading.
A menu appears, as shown in Figure 16-3.
Figure 16-3:
The Add
Field menu.
2. Choose the type of field you want to add, such as Currency or Text.
Access inserts your field and gives it a generic name like Field3.
 
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