In a multiuser (multiuser (shared) database: A database that permits more than one user to access and modify the same set of data at the same time.) environment, refreshing the Database window (Database window: In Access 2003 and earlier, the window that appears when a database or project is opened. It displays shortcuts for creating new database objects and opening existing objects. In later versions, it is replaced by the Navigation Pane.) ensures that the list of objects in the Object list is current.
- Press F11 to switch to the Database window.
- Press F5 to refresh the Database window.
Note Microsoft Access automatically refreshes the Database window when you open an Access database or Access project, or when you create a new database object (database objects: An Access database contains objects such as tables, queries, forms, reports, pages, macros, and modules. An Access project contains objects such as forms, reports, pages, macros, and modules.) in a Microsoft SQL Server database from the Access project that is connected to it.