This fast-paced book teaches you the basics of Access 2007 so you can start using this popular database program right away. You'll learn how to work with Access' most useful features to design databases, maintain them, search for valuable nuggets of information, and build attractive forms for quick-and-easy data entry. The new Access is radically different from previous versions, but with this book, you'll breeze through the new interface and its timesaving features in no time with:Clear explanations Step-by-step instructions Lots of illustrations Larger type Plenty of friendly advice Ideal for small businesses and households, Access runs on PCs and manages large stores information, including numbers, pages of text, and pictures -- everything from a list of family phone numbers to an enormous product catalog. Unfortunately, each new version of the program crammed in yet another set of features -- so many that even the pros don't know where to find them all. Access 2007 breaks the mold: Microsoft changed the user interface by designing a tabbed toolbar that makes features easy to locate. One thing that hasn't improved is Microsoft's documentation. Even if you find the features you need, you still may not know what to do with them. Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual is the perfect primer for small businesses with no techie to turn to, as well as those who want to organize household and office information.
Compared to industrial-strength database products such as Microsoft's SQL Server, Access is a breeze to use. It runs on PCs rather than servers and is ideal for small- to mid-sized businesses and households. But Access is still intimidating to learn. It doesn't help that each new version crammed in yet another set of features; so many, in fact, that even the pros don't know where to find them all. Access 2007 breaks this pattern with some of the most dramatic changes users have seen since Office 95. Most obvious is the thoroughly redesigned user interface, with its tabbed toolbar (or "Ribbon") that makes features easy to locate and use. The features list also includes several long-awaited changes. One thing that hasn't improved is Microsoft's documentation. To learn the ins and outs of all the features in Access 2007, Microsoft merely offers online help. Access 2007: The Missing Manual was written from the ground up for this redesigned application. You will learn how to design complete databases, maintain them, search for valuable nuggets of information, and build attractive forms for quick-and-easy data entry. You'll even delve into the black art of Access programming (including macros and Visual Basic), and pick up valuable tricks and techniques to automate common tasks -- even if you've never touched a line of code before. You will also learn all about the new prebuilt databases you can customize to fit your needs, and how the new complex data feature will simplify your life. With plenty of downloadable examples, this objective and witty book will turn an Access neophyte into a true master.
Kompletny i przyst?pny podr?cznik dla wszystkich u?ytkowników programu Access 2007 Chcesz wydajnie zarz?dza? informacjami w ma?ej lub ?redniej firmie? Chcesz dowiedzie? si?, które funkcje Accessa 2007 znacznie u?atwiaj? prac?, a z których lepiej nie korzysta?? Chcesz nauczy? si? przygotowywa? wygodne interfejsy do obs?ugi baz danych? Zarz?dzanie danymi to zadanie, do którego komputery nadaj? si? wprost idealnie, a Microsoft Access to jeden z najlepszych systemów do obs?ugi relacyjnych baz danych w ma?ych i ?rednich firmach, umo?liwiaj?cy b?yskawiczne tworzenie graficznych interfejsów u?ytkownika i efektywne korzystanie ze z?o?onych informacji. Najnowsza wersja tego systemu, Access 2007, udost?pnia ca?kowicie zmieniony, bardziej intuicyjny interfejs, usprawniony silnik bazodanowy, narz?dzia do szybkiego tworzenia formularzy i raportów oraz wiele innych nowych funkcji, dzi?ki którym b?dziesz móg? ?atwiej i bardziej wydajnie zarz?dza? danymi w swojej firmie. Ksi??ka "Access 2007. Nieoficjalny podr?cznik" zawiera szczegó?owe instrukcje i wskazówki dotycz?ce korzystania z funkcji Accessa. Dzi?ki niej dowiesz si? wszystkiego, czego potrzebujesz do efektywnego zarz?dzania bazami danych za pomoc? tej aplikacji. Poznasz interfejs i najwa?niejsze funkcje Accessa, a tak?e techniki szybkiego tworzenia baz danych. Nauczysz si? sortowa?, przeszukiwa? i analizowa? informacje, manipulowa? danymi za pomoc? kwerend, przygotowywa? raporty oraz tworzy? wygodne interfejsy u?ytkownika. Zobaczysz te?, jak zautomatyzowa? ?mudne zadania za pomoc? makr i prostych programów w j?zyku Visual Basic. Tworzenie baz danych Sortowanie, wyszukiwanie i filtrowanie informacji Z??czanie danych za pomoc? relacji Stosowanie kwerend do manipulowania danymi Generowanie raportów Przygotowywanie interfejsu u?ytkownika Programowanie w aplikacji Access Wspó?dzielenie baz danych Komunikacja z SQL Server Poznaj tajniki aplikacji Access 2007 i efektywnie zarz?dzaj danymi w swojej firmie.
Go from Access novice to true master with the professional database design tips and crystal-clear explanations in this book. You'll learn all the secrets of this powerful database program so you can use your data in creative ways -- from creating product catalogs and publishing information online to producing invoices and reports. Build a database with ease. Store information to track numbers, products, documents, and more Customize the interface. Build your own forms to make data entry a snap Find what you need fast. Search, sort, and summarize huge amounts of information Put your data to use. Turn raw info into printed reports with attractive formatting Share your data. Collaborate online with SharePoint and the brand-new Access web database Dive into Access programming. Get tricks and techniques to automate common tasks Create rich data connections. Build dynamic links with SQL Server, SharePoint, and other systems
Nothing spices up websites like cool sound effects (think ker-thunk as visitors press a button) or embedded videos. Think you need a programmer to add sizzle to your site? Think again. This hands-on guide gives you the techniques you need to add video, music, animated GIFs, and sound effects to your site. This Mini Missing Manual is excerpted from Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual.
Written by experts on the MicrosoftÂ® .NET programming platform, ADO.NET in a Nutshell delivers everything .NET programmers will need to get a jump-start on ADO.NET technology or to sharpen their skills even further. In the tradition of O'Reilly's In a Nutshell Series, ADO.NET in a Nutshell is the most complete and concise source of ADO.NET information available. ADO.NET is the suite of data access technologies in the .NET Framework that developers use to build applications services accessing relational data and XML. Connecting to databases is a fundamental part of most applications, whether they are web, WindowsÂ®, distributed, client/server, XML Web Services, or something entirely different. But ADO.NET is substantially different from Microsoft's previous data access technologies--including the previous version of ADO--so even experienced developers need to understand the basics of the new disconnected model before they start programming with it. Current with the .NET Framework 1.1, ADO.NET in a Nutshell offers one place to look when you need help with anything related to this essential technology, including a reference to the ADO.NET namespaces and object model. In addition to being a valuable reference, this book provides a concise foundation for programming with ADO.NET and covers a variety of issues that programmers face when developing web applications or Web Services that rely on database access. Using C#, this book presents real world, practical examples that will help you put ADO.NET to work immediately. Topics covered in the book include: An Introduction to ADO.NET Connections, Commands and DataReaders Disconnected Data Advanced DataSets Transactions DataViews and Data Binding XML and the DataSet Included with the book is a Visual Studio .NET add-in that integrates the entire reference directly into your help files. When combining ADO.NET in a Nutshell with other books from O'Reilly's .NET In a Nutshell series, you'll have a comprehensive, detailed and independent reference collection that will help you become more productive.
ADO.NET in a Nutshell is the most complete and concise source of ADO.NET information available. Besides being a valuable reference, this book covers a variety of issues that programmers face when developing web applications or web services that rely on database access. Most examples use Microsoft's C# language. The book's CD includes an add-in to integrate the reference with Visual Studio .NET help files.
As a quick reference and tutorial in one, ASP.NET in a Nutshellgoes beyond the published documentation to highlight little-known details, stress practical uses for particular features, and provide real-world examples that show how features can be used in a working application. This book covers application and web service development, custom controls, data access, security, deployment, and error handling. There's also an overview of web-related class libraries. Examples use Visual Basic .NET.
Newly updated for Visual Studio .NET 2003, the second edition of this book includes fresh information on application and web service development, custom controls, data access, security, deployment, and error handling, new material on web application development for mobile devices, plus an overview of the class libraries.
ASP.NET in a Nutshell is a concise, one-volume reference to everything you need to make effective use of ASP.NET. An invaluable resource that goes beyond the published documentation to highlight little-known details, stress practical uses for particular features, and provide real-world examples that show how features can be used in a working application, ASP.NET in a Nutshell is the definitive guide for developers of both applications and web services. Updated for Visual Studio .NET 2003, the 2nd edition of this book includes fresh information on application and web service development, custom controls, data access, security, deployment, and error handling, new material on web application development for mobile devices, plus an overview of the class libraries. For developers who still use Microsoft's older ASP technology, this book also provides information for migrating to ASP.NET. The material in ASP.NET in a Nutshell is presented in three sections: A fast-paced introduction to ASP.NET that examines topics such as building ASP.NET applications, developing web services, creating custom controls and user controls for maximum code reuse, debugging and handling errors, understanding ASP.NET security, and configuring and deploying an ASP.NET application A detailed reference to the properties, methods, and events of the most frequently used ASP.NET classes which include the Page class and the new .NET classes, such as HttpApplicationState and HttpSessionState, which correspond to the intrinsic objects in classic ASP. Configuration settings in web.config are also documented A Quick Reference to the types (the classes, structures, interfaces, delegates, events, and enumerations) found in web-related namespaces to the .NET Framework Class Library. Like other books in the "In a Nutshell" series, ASP.NET in a Nutshell , 2nd Edition, offers the facts, including critical background information, in a no-nonsense manner that users will refer to again and again. With its wealth of up-to-date information, ASP.NET in a Nutshell is a book that web developers will refer to again and again.
To be a success, a website has to attract-and keep--visitors. This Mini Missing Manual shows you how to attract new and return visitors and use the power of keywords and Web search engines to rise up in the rankings of search results. You'll also learn how to use a powerful-and free--service that tracks visitor activity on your site so you know which of your Web pages they love, and-just as important--which pages don't work for them. Using this information, you can fine-tune your site to keep the visitors coming. This Mini Missing Manual is excerpted from Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual.
Wussten Sie, dass Sie Ihre äußere Hautschicht häufiger wechseln als eine Schlange? Oder dass Sie ohne bestimmte Arten von Bakterien anfälliger für Krankheiten und Allergien wären? Auf Basis aktuellster physiologischer und neurophysiologischer Erkenntnisse erklärt Matthew MacDonald präzise, verständlich und unterhaltsam alle wichtigen Körperfunktionen, gibt praktische Tipps, wie Sie Ihre "Hardware" in Schuss halten, und räumt mit gängigen Vorurteilen auf. Aus dem Inhalt: - Ihre Haut. Warum die erste Verteidigungslinie Ihres Körpers aus toten Zellen besteht, wie Muttermale und Falten entstehen und was Antitranspirants gegen Körpergeruch ausrichten können. - Fett. Weshalb Ihr Körper Fett braucht, wie es gespeichert wird und warum Modediäten nichts bringen. - Ihr Herz. Wie Sie das Herzinfarktrisiko senken und was ein gutes Ausdauertraining ausmacht. - Ihr Verdauungssystem. Aus welchen Abschnitten Ihr gut 9 Meter langer Verdauungstrakt besteht und warum Ballaststoffe dort willkommen sind. - Ihr Immunsystem. Wie Ihr Körper sich gegen Eindringlinge wehrt, welche Bakterien und Viren sich bei Ihnen wohlfühlen und was normale Zellen dazu bringt, sich in Krebszellen zu verwandeln. - Sex und Fortpflanzung. Was männliche und weibliche Geschlechtsorgane auszeichnet sowie alles Wissenswerte über Fruchtbarkeit, weibliche Lust und die männliche Fixierung auf die Größe. - Alter und Tod. Warum wir altern, wie Sie möglichst lange möglichst fit bleiben und wie wir schließlich sterben.
The dominant spreadsheet program and one of the most widely used software applications in the world, Microsoft Excel is unbelievably powerful--and can be downright intimidating. If you're new to Excel or among the many existing Excel users who are dazed and confused by all that the program can do (and by how little it has actually done for you), Excel for Starter: The Missing Manual is your ideal resource. For everyone who wants to quickly get up to speed on Excel to create, organize, and present household and/or office data and information, this smart new guide delivers just the essentials: it concentrates on the must-have information and the best, most practical Excel features that people like you can use to maximize your productivity and minimize your spreadsheet confusion and frustration. Excel for Starters: The Missing Manual demystifies spreadsheets and explains how to use them most effectively and efficiently. Clear explanations (with lots of examples), step-by-step instructions, helpful illustrations, and timesaving advice guide you through all the most common and useful features of Excel 2002 and 2003--including how to build spreadsheets, add and format information, print reports, create charts and graphics, and use basic formulas and functions. Sure, there are plenty more thorough, more massive Excel books on the bookstore shelves. But why wade your way through a swamp of details you'll never need--or want--to use? Let author Matthew MacDonald, an educator and software developer who also wrote the highly popular Excel: The Missing Manual, be your trusted guide as you learn which Excel features will serve you best and which are best ignored. Utterly practical and refreshingly funny, this down-to-earth guide gives you nothing more (and nothing less) than what you need to make Excel do exactly what you want it to do. It's a quick read you'll want to keep on hand for reference again and again.
Microsoft Excel continues to grow in power, sophistication, and capability, but one thing that has changed very little since the early '90s is its user interface. The once-simple toolbar has been packed with so many features over the years that few users know where to find them all. Microsoft has addressed this problem in Excel 2007 by radically redesigning the user interface with a tabbed toolbar that makes every feature easy to locate and use. Unfortunately, Microsoft's documentation is as scant as ever, so even if users can find advanced features, they probably won't know what to do with them. Excel 2007: The Missing Manual covers the entire gamut of how to build spreadsheets, add and format information, print reports, create charts and graphics, and use basic formulas and functions. Like its siblings in the Missing Manual series, this book crackles with a fine sense of humor and refreshing objectivity about its subject, guiding readers through the new Excel with clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, lots of illustrations, and friendly, time-saving advice. It's a perfect primer for small businesses with no techie to turn to, as well as those who want to organize household and office information.
Excel, the world's most popular spreadsheet program, has the muscle to analyze heaps of data. Beyond basic number-crunching, Excel 2010 has many impressive features that are hard to find, much less master -- especially from online help pages. This Missing Manual clearly explains how everything works with a unique and witty style to help you learn quickly. Navigate with ease. Master Excel's tabbed toolbar and its new backstage view Perform a variety of calculations. Write formulas for rounding numbers, calculating mortgage payments, and more Organize your data. Search, sort, and filter huge amounts of information Illustrate trends. Bring your data to life with charts and graphics -- including miniature charts called Sparklines Examine your data. Summarize information and find hidden patterns with pivot tables and slicers Share your spreadsheets. Use the Excel Web App to collaborate with colleagues online Rescue lost data. Restore old versions of data and find spreadsheets you forgot to save
For PC users who need a quick way to get up to speed on Microsoft Excel, our smart new Missing Manual demystifies spreadsheets and explains how to create them painlessly. The book focuses on the program's most common and useful features, guiding readers through them with clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, lots of illustrations, and friendly, time-saving advice. Like its siblings in the Missing Manual series, the book crackles with a fine sense of humour and refreshing objectivity about its subject. It's a perfect primer for readers who want to organize household and office information with Excel, and small businesses with no techie to turn to.
Whether you are an Excel neophyte, a sophisticate who knows the program inside out, or an intermediate-level plodder, Excel: The Missing Manual will be sure to become your go-to resource for all things Excel. Covering Excel 2002 and 2003, the book is an indispensable guide to one of the most popular and complicated programs. It has all you need to help you excel at Excel.
Google.com is one of the most popular sites on the Internet and is used around the world by millions of people every day. Sure, you know how to "Google it" when you're searching for something--anything!--on the Web. It's plenty fast and easy to use. But did you know how much more you could achieve with the world's best search engine by clicking beyond the "Google Search" button? While you can interface with Google in 97 languages and glean results in 35, you can't find any kind of instruction manual from Google. Lucky for you, our fully updated and greatly expanded second edition to the bestselling Google: The Missing Manual covers everything you could possibly want to know about Google, including the newest and coolest--and often most underused (what is Froogle, anyway?)--features. There's even a full chapter devoted to Gmail, Google's free email service that includes a whopping 2.5 GB of space). This wise and witty guide delivers the complete scoop on Google, from how it works to how you can search far more effectively and efficiently (no more scrolling through 168 pages of seemingly irrelevant results); take best advantage of Google's lesser-known features, such as Google Print, Google Desktop, and Google Suggest; get your website listed on Google; track your visitors with Google Analytics; make money with AdWords and AdSense; and much more. Whether you're new to Google or already a many-times-a-day user, you're sure to find tutorials, tips, tricks, and tools that take you well beyond simple search to Google gurudom.
HTML5 is more than a markup language--it's a dozen independent web standards all rolled into one. Until now, all it's been missing is a manual. With this thorough, jargon-free guide, you'll learn how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic drawings, geolocation, offline web apps, drag-and-drop, and many other features. HTML5 is the future of the Web, and with this book you'll reach it quickly. The important stuff you need to know: Structure web pages in a new way. Learn how HTML5 helps make web design tools and search engines work smarter. Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser. Draw with Canvas. Create shapes, pictures, text, and animation--and make them interactive. Go a long way with style. Use CSS3 and HTML5 to jazz up your pages and adapt them for mobile devices. Build web apps with rich desktop features. Let users work with your app offline, and process user-selected files in the browser. Create location-aware apps. Write geolocation applications directly in the browser.
Sekretne ?ycie Twojego mózgu -- czyli mroczna podró? w g??b galaretowatej masy komórek Co Twój mózg próbuje przed Tob? ukry??Dlaczego zniekszta?ca postrzegan? rzeczywisto???Jak mo?esz nauczy? si? w pe?ni wykorzystywa? jego potencja??W jaki sposób powiniene? dba? o mózg, by zachowa? bystro?? umys?u?Anatomia mózguJe?li jeste? szcz??liwym posiadaczem mózgu, a do tego jest on jednym z Twoich ulubionych organów, przygotowali?my dla Ciebie ksi??k? inn? ni? wszystkie. Skoro telewizor, mikrofalówka i lodówka, a ostatnio nawet niemowl?ta dostarczane s? ze szczegó?ow? instrukcj? obs?ugi, dlaczego nie posiada jej ta fascynuj?ca masa komórek, bez której by?by?... zwyk?? ro?link?? A je?li u?ywasz swojego mózgu niezgodnie z instrukcj?? Albo nie wykorzystujesz jego ca?ego potencja?u? By?aby to naprawd? niepowetowana strata.Ta ksi??ka jest po??czeniem przewodnika naukowego i bezcennego poradnika. Opiera si? na najnowszych osi?gni?ciach neurobiologii, psychologii oraz wiedzy na temat ?ywienia. Nauczy Ci?, jak si? zregenerowa? podczas drzemki, ostrze?e, by nie ufa? pami?ci, oraz wyt?umaczy, dlaczego nigdy nie b?dziesz szcz??liwszy ni? jeste?, niezale?nie od tego, jak dobrze Ci si? powodzi. Dowiesz si?, co powoduje, ?e my?lisz, czujesz i dzia?asz w okre?lony sposób, a tak?e sk?d bior? si? stany l?ków i euforii. Z jej pomoc? odkryjesz te?, czym dla Twojego mózgu jest mi?o??.Poznaj sekretne mechanizmy, które ??dz? Twoimi zachciankami.Odkryj b??dy mózgu w postrzeganiu ?wiata i zawrotne z?udzenia optyczne.Naucz si? kilku sztuczek, którymi mo?na zaskoczy? go?ci na imprezie.Stosuj skuteczne metody walki z pogarszaj?c? si? pami?ci? i zachowaj bystro?? umys?u.Zdemaskuj zagadki ludzkiego zachowania -- zaburzenia psychiczne, mi?o??, stres, zazdro??.
Quickly learn the most useful features of Microsoft Office 2007 with our easy to read four-in-one guide. This fast-paced book gives you the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access so you can start using the new versions of these major Office applications right away. Unlike every previous version, Office 2007 offers a completely redesigned user interface for each program. Microsoft has replaced the familiar menus with a new tabbed toolbar (or "ribbon"), and added other features such as "live preview" that lets you see exactly what each option will look like in the document before you choose it. This is good news for longtime users who never knew about some amazing Office features because they were hidden among cluttered and outdated menus. Adapting to the new format is going to be a shock -- especially if you're a longtime user. That's where Office 2007: The Missing Manual comes in. Rather than present a lot of arcane detail, this quick & friendly primer teaches you how to work with the most-used Office features, with four separate sections covering the four programs. The book offers a walkthrough of Microsoft's redesigned Office user interface before taking you through the basics of creating text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases with:Clear explanations Step-by-step instructions Lots of illustrations Plenty of friendly advice It's a great way to master all 4 programs without having to stock up on a shelf-load of different books. This book has everything you need to get you up to speed fast. Office 2007: The Missing Manual is truly the book that should have been in the box.
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