Getting Started in Access

Become familiar with the Access database environment, including Access help with the ribbon, navigation forms, and more.


  1. Open our practice database.
  2. Click through all of the tabs, and notice how the options on the Ribbon change.
  3. Minimize the Ribbon, then Maximize it again.
  4. Resize the Navigation pane to make it take up less room.
  5. Re-sort the objects in the Navigation pane.