Access Tip 8: Sorting and Filtering

Sorting and filtering are tools that help you organize your data. Sorting arranges things in alphabetical or numerical order. Filtering hides data based on its value, allowing you to just focus on the most relevant data. Depending on what type of data you have, you...

Access Tip 14: Creating Reports

If you want to show some of your data to another person, you’ll often want to make it look as professional as possible, and simply showing them a table or query may not be impressive enough. Luckily, Access lets you turn a table or query into a report that you...

Computer Tip 11: Internet Searching

Three tutorials about searching the Internet. I have produced three tutorials that I’ve grouped together here to give you a good introduction to searching the Internet, or World Wide Web. Although these tutorials were produced for beginners I believe even...

Amazon Echo review – CNET

Fall 2016 update Since introducing the original Amazon Echo in November 2014, Amazon has continued to refresh and expand its lineup of hands-free, voice-enabled speakers. In April, the company introduced the Echo Dot, a smaller version of the Echo, and in September...
Kim Komando – Kim Komando Show

Kim Komando – Kim Komando Show

Kim Komando Kim Komando is the host of an American talk radio program based on the popularity of smartphones, televisions, tablets, personal computers, the use of the Internet, and the complexities of buying and using all forms of consumer electronics. (source...

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...

YouTube Tip 2: YouTube is Number Two

When You Search Google, Expect to See YouTube Results. My experience has been that when I tell my students to search for things they tend to go for Google. There is nothing wrong with that and it is a great place to find things. However, when I suggest that they...
Protect Your Computer from Malware

Protect Your Computer from Malware

This video about malware (spyware and viruses) was created by the Federal Trade Commission and is posted on their YouTube Channel. Published on Oct 3, 2012 Malware is short for “malicious software.” It includes viruses and spyware that get installed on...

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 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...