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Microsoft Access 2010
Training
Add the web to your databases
Course contents
.Overview: Displaying web pages
.Lesson: Includes one instructional movie
.Suggested practice tasks
.Test
.Quick Reference Card

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Overview: Displaying web pages
In this course, youll learn how to
use the Web Browser control to
display web pages in an Access
2010 database.

By way of example, well explain


how to use addresses in a
database to display online maps
and driving directions in an Access
2010 form.

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Course goals
. Create a calculated field in a table.
. Add the Web Browser control to a form.
. Create a URL that uses the calculated
field as a parameter.
. Create an expression that returns driving
directions.

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Suggestions for practice
1. Create the calculated field.
2. Add the browser control.
3. Format the control.
4. Add driving directions to the map.
5. Find help for Bing maps.

Online practice (requires Access 2010)

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Test question 1
You can only display maps in the Web Browser control.
(Pick one answer.)

1. True.
2. False.

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Test question 1
You can only display maps in the Web Browser
control.

Answer:
2. False.

You can display maps, training videos, anything you


need.

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Test question 2
To create a calculated field, you use which of the
following? (Pick one answer.)

1. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box.


2. The Lookup Wizard.
3. The Expression Builder dialog box.
4. The Calculated Field object in the Application
Parts gallery.

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Test question 2
To create a calculated field, you use which of the
following?

Answer:
3. The Expression Builder dialog box.

The video and the practice steps show you how to


start the dialog box.

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Test question 3
You must always use calculated fields as parameters in
your URLs. (Pick one answer.)

1. True.
2. False.

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Test question 3
You must always use calculated fields as parameters in
your URLs.

Answer:
2. False.

Part of the data for your URLs may come from your
tables, but they can be regular table fields.

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Test question 4
Based on the example in this course, which is the
proper syntax for returning driving directions? (Pick
one answer.)
1. =adr. & starting address & ~adr. & ending
address
2. =adr. & starting address & ~adr. & ending
address
3. =adr.starting address~adr.ending address
4. =where1. & starting address & ~where2. &
ending address

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Test question 4
Based on the example in this course, which is the proper
syntax for returning driving directions?

Answer:
1. =adr. & starting address & ~adr. & ending address

Remember, Access uses the quotation marks to


include the ADR parameters in the URL.

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Test question 5
When you enter a base URL in the Insert Hyperlink dialog
box, you dont enter a question mark. (Pick one answer.)

1. True.
2. False.

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Test question 5
When you enter a base URL in the Insert Hyperlink dialog
box, you dont enter a question mark.

Answer:
1. True.

Access adds the question mark for you.

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Quick Reference Card
For a summary of the tasks covered in this course, view
the Quick Reference Card.

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