Identifying the Basic Parts of the Access Window

Learn about the basic parts of the Access XP window in this free lesson.


  • Display the contents of the File, Edit, View, Insert, Tools, Window, and Help menus in the main Access menu bar. As each menu is displayed, either write down or take a picture of the contents listed under each.

    Access Menubar
  • Identify the operation performed by each button in the main Access toolbar.

    Access Toolbar
  • Some buttons in the toolbar also appear alongside options listed in a menu. For each button in the main Access toolbar, identify the menu where that operation can be performed.