Consolidating excel files into one
Join Curt Frye as he explains how to leverage Pivot Tables to summarize, sort, count, and chart your data in Microsoft Excel.Curt shows you how to navigate the complexity of Pivot Tables while taking advantage of their power.
In Access, when you import, you bring data into Access once, but without a permanent data connection.If you enter text such as a name, Access applies the Text data type to the field.If you want to move a field, just click and drag it.However, Excel is a flat file database, not a relational database.When simple tables need to evolve into multiple tables of related data, Access is the first choice for information workers to quickly create a database application.
Unlike Excel's simple spreadsheet layout, Access is organized differently with several interrelated objects that might seem daunting at first. Access is designed for all kinds of users, and you can take it only as far as you need to go. A good way to get started is to copy data from Excel into Access.