Become familiar with the Access database environment, including Access help with the ribbon, navigation forms, and more.
Backstage view gives you various options for saving, opening, and printing your database.
Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn more about using Backstage view.
You can use the arrow to close Backstage view and return to Access.
The Info pane will appear whenever you access Backstage view. It contains information on the current database and tools to help you compact, repair, and encrypt the database.
Click here to create a new database from scratch, or choose from a selection of templates.
From here, you can open databases from your computer, including those you've recently edited.
Use Save to save the current object. Use Save As to save a new version of the current object or even the entire database.
The Print pane contains options for printing the current object in your database.
Click here to close the current database.
From the Account pane, you can access your Microsoft account information, modify your theme and background, and sign out of your account.
Here, you can change various Access options. For example, you can choose a form to automatically display when your database is opened or modify the default cell and font style.