Computer Tip 29: Creating Shortcuts

Let me teach you how to create a shortcut to files or folders. Computer users create all kinds of files on their computers. It might be a Microsoft Word document, a picture, an Excel file or something similar. As the number of files you’ve created grows, you...

Computer Tip 10: Google

This is a brief introduction to Google. This video about Google is a quick introduction on how to use Google for beginners. This is a great starting point if you are just getting familiar with the Internet and searching for things on the Internet. As you become more...

Computer Tip 7: Double Clicking

When do I double-click? One of the most common questions I get from new computer users is when to click and went to double-click. In my opinion it’s really quite simple, when in doubt double-click. If it only required one click while the first click will do it....

Computer Tip 2: Learn Microsoft Word First

Learn Microsoft Word First When I teach people about computers I always tell them a great place to start is with Microsoft Word. I can only speak for myself, but when I teach people Microsoft Word I also teach them a lot of little things that will carry over into...

Access Tip 19: Creating Forms

Adding or editing table data can sometimes become tedious or difficult, which is why we often use forms instead. You can create a form from a table in a couple of clicks, and often it will automatically create a sub-form that allows you to edit data from a related...

Access Tip 17: Formatting Reports

In order to create a professional-looking report, you’ll need to spend a few minutes formatting it. Access allows you to change the fonts and colors of a report. You can also change the theme and add a header, footer, and company logo. In this video, we’re...

Access Tip 12: Modifying Queries

Once you’ve created a query, you may want to make some adjustments to it to make the results easier to read. In this video, we’re going to talk about two ways of doing this: applying a sort and hiding fields you don’t need. Sorting is a very powerful...

Access Tip 9: Simple Query

Queries allow you to search for and compile data from one or more tables in Access. They are one of the best ways of analyzing the data you have in your database. Depending on what you’re trying to find out, they can range from very simple to very complex. In...

Access Tip 7: Working with Forms

In Access 2010, data is stored in tables, but you’ll often use forms to view and edit the information. Compared to tables, forms are easier and faster to use. In many databases, forms play a crucial role, as they allow you to add data to several related tables...

Access Tip 1: Introduction to Databases

Free Microsoft Access Training I’d like to thank Mr. Steve Snyderman and his staff at GCFLearnFree.org for allowing me to offer these excellent Microsoft Access tutorials to my students for free. Access 2010 is a database creation and management program in the...
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