1 Start Access. Open the downloaded Access file named Exp19_Access_Ch10_Cap_Specialty.accdb.

     

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Start Access. Open the downloaded   Access file named Exp19_Access_Ch10_Cap_Specialty.accdb.   Grader has automatically added your last name to the beginning of the   filename. Save the file to the location where you are storing your files.

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You   will create an event-driven data macro that will populate a new field   automatically each time a record is added to the table.
 

  Open the Orders table   in Datasheet view, observe the data, and then switch to Design view. Add a   new field, ExpectedShipDate   with the data type Date/Time   below the OrderDate field. Save the table.

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Create a data macro attached to the   Before Change event. Use the SetField Action   to populate the ExpectedShipDate in the table. The ExpectedShipDate will   always be five days after the OrderDate. Save the macro. Close the macro.   Save the table.

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You   will change a value in the first record, and then move to the second record   to trigger the macro.
 

  Switch to Datasheet view of the Orders table. Retype the OrderDate in the   first record (OrderID 10248) and press DOWN ARROW.   The macro will be triggered and automatically fill in the ExpectedShipDate   with a date five days after the OrderDate.

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Repeat the test on the second and third   records (10249 and 10250). Close the table.

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Open   the Main Menu form in Design view. Add three buttons   below the Forms label that will open the three forms in the database: Enter Customers, Enter Orders,   and Enter Suppliers (in that order and to show all records).   Set the first one at the 2″   mark on the vertical ruler and the 1″ mark   on the horizontal ruler. Set the height of the button to 0.5” and the width to 1“. The first button should have   the caption Enter Customers   with the button named as cmdEnterCustomers.

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Repeat the same procedure for Enter Orders and Enter Suppliers,   setting each button immediately below the one before it. For example, set Enter Orders so   that its top border is set approximately at the 2.6-inch mark, and Enter   Suppliers is set approximately at the 3.1-inch mark.

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Add   three buttons below the Reports label that will print preview the three   reports in the database: Employees,   Orders, and Products   (in that order). Set the first one at the 2″   mark on the vertical ruler and the 4″   mark on the horizontal ruler. Set the height of the button to 0.5” and the width to 1“. The first button should have   the caption Employees   with the button named as cmdEmployees.

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Repeat the same procedure for Orders and Products,   setting each button immediately below the one before it. Save the form,   switch to Form view, and then test the buttons. Close all objects except the   Main Menu form. For example, set Orders so that its top border is set   approximately at the 2.6-inch mark, and Products is set approximately at the   3.1-inch mark.

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Switch   to Design view, add a Close Database   button that exits Access to the top-right corner of the form, at the 0″ mark on the vertical ruler and the 5″ mark on the horizontal ruler, with a   height of 0.5”   and a width of 1“.   Name the button cmdExit.

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Modify the embedded macro in the On Click property of the cmdExit button. Add a MessageBox action to the macro to display the message Please check all updates before exiting!   and set the Type to Information.   Move the action up to before the QuitAccess action. Change the option under   QuitAccess from Prompt to Exit. Save and close the macro.

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Save   the form, switch to Form view, and then set the Main Menu   form to display when the database opens. Test the Close Database   button.   Reopen the database.

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You want to modify the records   displayed in the Employees report. You will use an SQL statement to modify   the record source so that only employees who live in London display in the   report.
 

  Open the Employees report in Design view. Open the Property Sheet and click   in the Record Source property box. Type an SQL statement into the Record   Source property of the report. The statement should select all fields (*) for employees where the City equals   (=) London. Save the report. Test the report in   Print Preview and close the report.

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Close   all database objects. Close the database and then exit Access. Submit the   database as directed.

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Total   Points

100

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