Access 2010 Modifying Tables

After working with your database, you might find that you need to make some changes to the tables that store your data. Access makes it easy to modify your tables to suit your database's needs.
In this lesson, you'll learn how to create and rearrange table fields. You'll also learn how to ensure that your table data is correctly and consistently formatted by setting validation rules, character limits, and data types in your fields. Finally, we will direct you to additional options for doing simple math functions within your tables.

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The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn how to add and modifying fields to a pre-existing table, and applying these changes to an associated form. To get started adding and modifying fields, tables and forms in Access, take a look!

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The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn how to add and modifying fields to a pre-existing table, and applying these changes to an associated form. To get started adding and modifying fields, tables and forms in Access, take a look!

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Linking Access 97 tables in Access 2010
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I hope this has not been answered somewhere before but I could not find it.

Our office is stuck using access 97. For obvious reasons I would like to follow the rest of the world into this century and move to 2010.

Problem is that over the years many people have created many MDBs and not of them them knew what they were doing! It is all a bit messy.

If we start converting databases we will inevitably end up with 2010 front ends linked to 97 tables. I know it is possible to do this and I have done some testing and everything looks okay but does anybody know if this will cause any unexpected side effects? Anything like supported data types across the different versions or anything like that

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The business does not have a full time DBA, and has contracted work like that in the past, but I would prefer not to call on such a person for what appears to be simple changes (adding records to tables, etc.).

and I foolishlymentioned that I have some experience with Access, so I have been tasked with all Access problems.

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Having used MANY tables dating back to 2003, etc in Access 2007 with NO problems with the 'Date()' function I am experiencing multiple failures in Access 2010.

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3) Customize a database you didn't create by adding and modifying data and objects in tables, forms, queries, and reports.
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