Access Advanced

Course Description

Microsoft Access Advanced

icon_accessThis class covers advanced concepts in Microsoft Access and is designed for students with significant Access experience.

Access Advanced Training Class Goal

Students will come from this class feeling confident with the advanced features in Microsoft Access and will be able to develop complex detailed databases.


Familiarity with creating databases in Microsoft Access.

Topics Covered

  • SQL and Access
  • Writing SQL statements
  • Attaching SQL queries to controls

Advanced Queries

  • Creating Crosstab queries
  • Creating parameter queries
  • Using Action queries


  • Creating, running, and modifying macros
  • Attaching macros to the events of database objects

Advanced Macros

  • Creating macros to provide user interaction
  • Creating macros that require user input
  • Creating the AutoKeys and AutoExec macros
  • Creating macros for data transfer

Importing, Exporting, and Linking

  • Importing objects
  • Exporting objects
  • Interacting with XML documents
  • Linking Access objects

Database Management

  • Optimizing resources
  • Protecting databases
  • Setting options and properties
  • Navigation and tabbed forms
  • Switchboards
  • Splash screens
  • Read-only forms

Internet Integration

  • Hyperlink fields
  • Working with Outlook 2007 or later

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