Database Management MC


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In a ____ database such as those maintained by Access, a database consists of a collection of tables, each of which contains information on a specific subject.
A unique identifier also is called a(n) ____ key.
Each field has a data ____, which indicates what can be stored in the field.
A field with the ____ data type can store a unique sequential number that Access assigns to a record. Access will increment the number by 1 as each new record is added.
auto number
Fields whose data type is Number often require you to change the field ____, which is the storage space assigned to the field by Access.
The ____ contains a list of all the objects in the database. You use this to open an object.
navigation pane
You work on objects such as tables, forms, and reports in the Access ____ area.
____ orientation means the printout is across the height of the page.
Database ____, also known as metadata, can include such information as the file's author, title, or subject.
The simplest approach to recovery involves periodically making a copy of the database (called a ____ copy or a save copy).
When you use ____, usually you are looking for those records that satisfy some criterion.
The ____ wildcard symbol represents any individual character
question mark
Unless you specify otherwise, Access assumes that the criteria you enter involve ____.
Often you will have more than one criterion that the data for which you are searching must satisfy. This type of criterion is called a ____ criterion.
In a(n) ____ criterion, each individual criterion must be true in order for the compound criterion to be true.
If you want to create a criterion involving a range of values in a single field, you can use the ____ operator.
To order the records in a query result in a particular way, you ____ the records.
A property sheet is a window containing the various properties of the object. To omit duplicates, you will use the property sheet to change the Unique Values property from ____.
no to yes
Common delimiters include all of the following EXCEPT ____.
____ means creating groups of records that share some common characteristic.
If your criterion involves more than one field, use Filter By ____.
If your criterion for filtering is that the value in a particular field matches or does not match a certain specific value, you can use Filter By ____.
If you add a field to a table and later realize the field is in the wrong location, you can move the field. To do so, click the ____ for the field and then drag the field to the new location.
row selector
When you create a database, you define its ____; that is, you assign names and types to all the fields.
A field that can be computed from other fields is called a ____ field.
either a or b
A ____ query will delete all the records satisfying the criteria entered in the query.
An ____ query adds a group of records from one table to the end of another table.
A(n) ____ value is a value that Access will display on the screen in a particular field before the user begins adding a record.
You can use the ____ operator to specify a range of values
It is possible to include totals and other statistics at the bottom of a datasheet in a special row called the ____ row.