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Export data to dBASE

Applies to: Access for Microsoft 365, Access 2019, Access 2016, Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007. dBASE was one of the pioneering database management systems and the dBASE file format (.dbf) has existed for many decades. Microsoft Access helps with exporting to the following dBASE file formats: dBASE III, dBASE IV, dBASE 5, and dBASE 7. Newer versions Note: dBASEContinue reading “Export data to dBASE”

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Link to or import from dBASE

Applies to: Access for Microsoft 365, Access 2019, Access 2016, Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007. dBASE was one of the pioneering database management systems and the dBASE file format (.dbf) has existed for many years. Microsoft Access facilitates importing from and linking to the following dBASE file formats: dBASE III, dBASE IV, dBASE 5, and dBASE 7. NewerContinue reading “Link to or import from dBASE”

Import or link to data in an SQL Server database

Applies to: Access for Microsoft 365, Access 2019, Access 2016, Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007. Newer versions You can link to or import data from an SQL Database, which is a optimum-performing managed database used for mission-critical applications. For more information, see SQL Server 2016. Once you link to data, Access forges a two-way connection that synchronises changes to dataContinue reading “Import or link to data in an SQL Server database”

Data types for Access desktop databases

Applies to: Access for Office 365, Access 2019, Access 2016, Access 2013, Access 2010, Access 2007. While creating tables in Access, you must choose a data type for each column of data. The Short Text data type is a common choice since it allows you to input virtually every character (letter, symbol, or number). However, tactical selection of data typesContinue reading “Data types for Access desktop databases”

Add or delete audio in your PowerPoint presentation

Applies to: PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint for Office 365 for Mac, PowerPoint for the web, PowerPoint 2019, PowerPoint 2019 for Mac, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Mac 2011. You can apply audio, such as music, narration, or sound bites, to your PowerPoint presentation. To record and hear any audio, your computer must be linked toContinue reading “Add or delete audio in your PowerPoint presentation”

Add a background picture (or watermark) to slides

Applies to: PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint 2019, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013 PowerPoint 2010. You can use a picture as the background for a slide or slides. You can adjust the picture’s transparency after you add it to the slide. Tip: Check out these YouTube videos from PowerPoint community experts for more help with pictures andContinue reading “Add a background picture (or watermark) to slides”

Record your screen in PowerPoint

Applies to: PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint 2019, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013. You can record your computer screen and related audio, and then integrate it into your PowerPoint slide—or you can save it as an individual file. To record and listen to audio related to your screen recording, you must have a sound card, microphone,Continue reading “Record your screen in PowerPoint”

Set text direction and position in a shape or text box or shape in Office for Mac

Applies to: Excel for Office 365 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365 for Mac, Excel 2019 for Mac, PowerPoint 2019 for Mac, Excel 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, Excel for Mac 2011, PowerPoint for Mac 2011. Text boxes and most shapes can embody text within them. The text can be positioned horizontally or vertically, and it can display on oneContinue reading “Set text direction and position in a shape or text box or shape in Office for Mac”

Use charts and graphs in your presentation

Applies to: PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint 2019, PowerPoint 2016, PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2007. You can create a chart in PowerPoint or Excel. If you have plenty of data to chart, create your chart in Excel, and then copy it into your presentation. This is also the optimal way if your data updatesContinue reading “Use charts and graphs in your presentation”

Double-space the lines in a document

Applies to: Word for Office 365, Word 2019, Word 2016, Word 2013, Word 2010, Word 2007. You can double-space all or part of a Word document. Newer versions To double-space the entire document, find Design > Paragraph Spacing, and select Double. Tip: To double-space only some of the document, pick your particular paragraphs to edit, clickContinue reading “Double-space the lines in a document”