Setting up Tables and Fields

In Access database tables and database fields are integral elements to pulling together relevant information. Learn how to use them here.

Adding more tables to the database

By default, Access 2007 starts out with one table. To add more tables to the database, click the Create tab on the Ribbon.

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Next, select Table from the Tables command group. A new table will open in the active database object window. You must name your table using the Save command from Microsoft Office menu.

TIP: You can tell which table you are currently in by seeing which table tab is highlighted.