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HHS CBA 2010 Database Unit 4

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ascending
sort order arranging text or numbers from a to z, from smallest to largest, or from earliest to latest
database
a collection of organized data that allows access, retrieval, and use of data
data type
indicates the type of data that can be stored in a field
descending
sort order that arranges records from z to a or largest to smallest
field
a single characteristic of data that appears in a table as a column
field name
a name that identifies a field
form
a database view that allows the user to see all fields for one record and enter them one at a time
primary key
a field that uniquely identifies a record in a table
query
a question presented in a way that allows the database to process and generate specific data from one or more tables
record
a collection of fields that appear as a row in a database or table
report
a document that uses data from tables and/or queries; the user controls which items in the database will appear in the report and how it is filtered or sorted
sort
to arrange a list of words or numbers in ascending or descending order
table
a database view of information arranged in a grid of rows and columns