Microsoft Access 2007 New Features

1 day

Course Overview

You have worked with Microsoft® Office Access™ 2003 (or earlier), and you now need to be aware of the additional features in the latest release of the software for improving the management, presentation, and distribution of your databases. In this course, you will be introduced to the new features available in Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007.

Course Objective

You will be introduced to the new features in Microsoft Office Access 2007.

Target student

This course is designed for experienced Access users who have worked with earlier versions of Microsoft Access, ideally Microsoft Access 2003, and who have upgraded to Microsoft Access 2007.


Students enrolling in this course should understand how to use some version of Access, preferably 2003 or XP, and have some familiarity with the Internet. This course covers the commonly used new features for a typical user. Due to the nature of this course and the minimal prerequisites, there are other more advanced new features that are not covered in depth.

Course Outline

Exploring the Access Environment

  • Explore the User Interface
  • Work with the Ribbon
  • Work with Contextual Tabs
  • Customize the Access Environment

Creating Tables and Forms

  • Create a Table
  • Create a Form
  • Design a Form Layout

Creating Queries and Reports

  • Query a Database
  • Generate Reports
  • Format a Report

Working with External Data

  • Import Data
  • Export Data


  • New Features in Microsoft Office Access 2007
  • Enhanced File and Compatibility Features in Microsoft Office Access 2007