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Make the switch to Access 2010

Switch to Access 2010 from a previous version
If you're an experienced Access user, this course is for you. This course explains how to switch to Access 2010 from a previous version. You'll learn how to perform familiar tasks in Access 2010, such as using existing databases, creating new databases, building tables, and creating or editing forms and reports.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson.
  • A short test at the end of the lesson. The test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can print at the end of the course.

This course assumes you have at least a moderate level of experience with Access; you've built a few databases, and you understand the basics of database design and table relationships. If you're new to Access, see Getting started with Access 2010.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Use Backstage view to open existing databases and create new databases.
  • Save an existing database as an Access 2010 file.
  • Use the ribbon to start Design view for tables, forms, reports, and queries.
  • Use Layout view to edit forms and reports.
  • Use Layout view to group data in reports.
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