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Create Access Database from Scratch - Exercise

Create a blank Access database


Objective:

Create the database for your course project.

Exercise Scoring


This exercise is worth 5 points. The exercise is auto-scored, which means that all you have to do to receive credit for it is click the Submit button below.

Instructions


Create a new database:
  1. Open Access. Choose the Blank Database option on the initial dialog box and click OK.
    If Access is already open, click the Open button on the toolbar, press Ctrl-N or choose File>>New from the menu.
    Click the Database icon on the General tab and then click OK.
  2. You see the File New Database dialog box. Name the database: Consulting.
  3. Save it in the My Documents or Personal folder.
  4. Click Create. Access will automatically add the .mdb extension to the file name you provide.
  5. Close Access.