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Access Expert Level 31

Expert Microsoft Access Tutorial - 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
Access Expert 31 focuses on Charts & Graphs. Topics include:
access cd   - Charting Basics
  - Chart Components
Formatting Charts
  - Multiple Data Series Charts
  - 3D Charts
  - Forecasting with Trendlines
  - Pie Charts
  - Creating a Chart Dashboard
  - Chart Reports
Lots more

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Access Expert Level 31
Description: Access Expert Level 31
Versions: Recorded with Access 2016. Most of the material should work with all versions of Access. The majority of the topics covered in today's class go all the way back to the first versions of Access.
Pre-Requisites: Access Expert Level 30 strongly recommended, as you should watch all of my classes in order. However, if you're skipping around, you should have at least completed the Beginner series and the first 3 or 4 levels of the Expert series where I start to cover functions.
Running Time: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
Cost: $26.99

This class is all about charts and graphs, what they do, why they're useful, and how to build them. We'll learn about the different parts of a chart, such as the axes, gridlines, legend, and title. We'll see how to incorporate charts into our Access forms and reports.



We will learn lots of different chart formatting techniques, how to customize the individual components of a chart, and how to fix chart distortion problems.



We'll learn how to build many different kinds of charts, including 3D column charts with multiple data series.

3d chart


You will learn how to build Pie Charts, and create data labels and leader lines.

pie chart


Next we will begin building a Dashboard form for our database. We'll start by setting up some support queries, such as sales by rep for the previous 30 days.



Then we'll construct the Dashboard form so you can see all of the important information from your database summarized on one form.



This is the 31st class in the Access Expert series. If you're serious about building quality databases with Access, and you have any interest in charts, don't miss out on this course. Of course, if you have any questions about whether or not this class is for you, please contact me.


Complete Outline - Access Expert Level 31

00. Intro (4:55)

01. Charts 1 (11:22)
What is a Chart
Why are Charts Useful
Chart Area
Data Series
Data Points
Chart Axes
Horizontal X Axis
Vertical Y Axis
Chart Title & Legend
Chart Gridlines
Create a Sales Chart
Chart Wizard
Add Chart to Form
Chart Types

02. Charts 2 (10:52)
Chart Formatting Options
Chart Datasheet
Components Dropdown
Edit Chart Title
Format Data Series
Change Colors
Fixing Distortion
Clip, Stretch, Zoom

03. Charts 3 (10:40)
Transparent Chart Background
Multiple Data Series
Preview Chart Button
3-D Column Chart
3-D View & Effects
Elevation, Rotation
04. Charts 4 (12:03)
Data Series Shape
Data Labels, Value
Gap Width, Depth
Chart Depth
Format Walls, Floor
Aggregating Data
Add Trendline
Pie Charts
Angle of First Slice
Data Labels
Leader Lines

05. Charts 5 (9:28)
Review PCResale Database
Sales by Rep previous 30 days
Chart Dashboard
Setup Queries

06. Charts 6 (11:13)
Build Dashboard
Chart in a Report

07. Review (4:49)


Keywords: Charts & Graphs, microsoft access tutorial, microsoft access tutorial, microsoft access training, bar, line, pie, 3D, formatting

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