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The view of a table that shows you the data in each record. Like a spreadsheet, the datasheet shows rows (records) and columns (fields).
A grid showing the data in a table, with the field names as column headings and the records in rows beneath them.
A window showing the data in a table with one record's fields appearing at a time in individually labeled boxes.
Dialog box launcher
A button in the bottom-right corner of a group on a tab of the Ribbon, which when clicked opens a dialog box or task pane.
A database file that does not yet contain any objects (that is, tables, queries, reports, and so on).
A predefined group of settings for creating a new database, including what tables will be included, what fields will be used.
Table Design View
A view in which you can add, edit, and delete fields from the table, change field types and descriptions, set a primary key, and more.
The type of data that a particular field is designed to hold. Common types in include Text, Number, Date and Memo
An optional brief comment of explanation of a field. The field description appears in the status bar at the bottom of the window when its field is selected.
Characteristics of a field that determine how long an entry can be, how it is formatted, and whether there should be a default entry.
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