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Microsoft Access 2013 15.0.4420.1017

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Trial Version Gives a Preview of a New Collaboration Function for Database Software

By Daren Garius

On Friday, October 17, 2014

Like many other popular software bundles available today, MS Access 2013 was designed to support cloud storage and sharing. In this case, it is more for projects that involve collaboration. This is good because users can create a database of projects under development, especially for those who are in the business scene. When I said projects, these are web apps that can now be developed using MS Access. However, these apps use a database in its foundation. In creating web apps in Access, users do not need to worry because there are templates available. Data will only be added and the software itself will generate the app. Users can also edit generated structure if not in accordance to what they require. Access can also generate the app’s command interface. MS Access users can use SharePoint as server for the apps they have created. Tables can be added to these apps with templates, too. External data from Excel can also be used to supply the data needed to databases of web apps created. These are only a few of the new features the 2013 version of MS Access includes.

Pros

  • Modern interface offers all functions for creating databases
  • Allows offline editing with its Local Access apps

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  • Requires online subscription to access OneDrive and SharePoint
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Now More Open for Collaborative Projects Based on Database Management

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Much talked about, the 2013 version of Microsoft Access is now geared towards cloud integration. When it was bundled with the 2013 version of MS Office productivity suite, it was already perceived to have this function and it did. As evidence, its top feature is its ability to create web apps based on databases and are shared via SharePoint or SkyDrive, now more referred to as OneDrive. In building apps, MS Access offers a variety of templates to choose from. Users can easily create apps based on these templates as it allows them to simply pick data needed for their apps. With the necessary data needed for their apps, the software through its templates, generate the app’s database structure, command interface, and other elements. Aside from this powerful function, MS Access 2013 is highly intuitive. This is good news to database developers. More importantly, because this software is now tailored to be more connected, users can use OneDrive and SharePoint to share their work with others for collaboration.

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  • Makes room for collaborative efforts
  • Offers templates for creating apps

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  • Trial version only offers limited functions
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A New Database Management Tool with the Ability to Create Apps

By Daren Garius

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014

MS Access is not your typical office software. It is helpful for database management, though. The 2013 edition, with version reference number 15.0.4420.1017 is its release to manufacturing (RTM) version. A RTM version is a software’s version that is distributed to manufacturers to bundle it onto their hardware products for future versions. Now what’s in it for us? For starters, it is used to create a database. It is especially useful for PHP developers. In this version, MS Access now enables its users to build Access apps that are compatible with Microsoft’s online collaboration and management framework, SharePoint. Templates are provided, so users can easily collaborate with colleagues in creating apps. In addition, because Access involves database management, apps users create automatically generate information from an available database and use its structure, command interface, and navigation. These elements can be customized as well according to users need. Not to disappoint previous users of Microsoft’s database management tool, this version can still be used to build stand-alone databases.

Pros

  • Retained most of its 2010 version functions
  • Featured new and advanced functions

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  • Rarely used query functions were removed
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • College homework in an information technologies class. I am required to have this program although it did not come with my microsoft 13 bundle

  • I am taking an information technology course and my professor wants me to use microsoft access. None of the laptops have it in their package.

  • im going to use microsoft access for school work and cambridge examinations for the information and communication technology coarse for IGCSE

  • I want to learn as much as possible about microsoft access 2013 to evaluate its business opportunities and to become familiar with the power of the tool

  • I will use for Classroom studies and practise as our teacher has asked us to make a project using Microsoft Access 2013. Thank you very much

What similar programs have you used?
  • first time using a software like this. I need it to finish my school course are my free trial ran out and i cried cause it was during a mid term

  • I have also used Microsoft Word and Power point during presentations for my work and it is very simple to use, It does a little time to learn

  • microsoft access 2007 i have used but there are no options for vba or something else. I want to upgrade my office but i m unable to do the same

  • I have used Access 2007 but I need 2013 for school work. I can't effort to buy new one because I am financially broke. I appreciate your help

  • Similar programs I have used are Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. I never had to use Microsoft Access 2013. Hopefully I'll get this program and learn a lot.

What do you like most about this program?
  • everything about this app is great i really like let me download it so i can use it i need it for my advanced computer progamming course geesh

  • learning the database management business to educate myself for my future job if that will be required. it is also something goo to know just for self education

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  • yes because it is so effective for the program developement and the structure are different manner on the multiple development managament staus

  • How easy it is to make databases. It helps a lot with schoolwork and projects such as database making as well as sorting out a few recipes..

Review

Microsoft Access 2013 is a database management system which is bundled into the Microsoft Office 2013 productivity suite. The most outstanding feature is the possibility of building a Web app as a new type of database. If you want to build an app, you just need to select the data you want to track, such as contacts, tasks or projects. This software is then able to create the database structure, and you are ready to add and edit data.

If you want to build an app, you just need to select the data you want to track, such as contacts, tasks or projects. This software is then able to create the database structure, and you are ready to add and edit data.

Despite the powerful benefits it brings to you, this program is very intuitive, since you just need to write what you need to track. You will also be able to add tables to your app by using pre-designed table templates. Depending on the tasks you want to perform, you will be able to search for the right free templates, since there are several different models available that will fit your particular necessities for your individual projects.

Another benefit is that you don't need to have Microsoft Access 2013 installed on your computer to use the apps you've created. The database allows sharing of your data and control of the access to it, thanks to its SharePoint and SkyDrive integration. On the downside, it has removed some features like the Upsizing Wizard, included in the Access edition of Microsoft Office 2010 suite, and Pivot Chart, to make room for the new features. It is important to mention that if you want to download this program you have to download the complete Microsoft Office 2013 suite.

Use this software with templates and extra help

The first thing you must know about this database program is the layout and functions of the different buttons. The most important one is "File", which is used to manage your documents. You can use this button to open, close, save or share your files. In the ribbon, you will find all the options you can use to create your file, depending on where you click on, whether "Home" or "Database Tools".

As well as all that, you can filter objects by typing any word into the search box of Microsoft Access 2013; or hide the ribbon by clicking on the up-arrow placed on the top-right corner of the window. Moreover, you can get free help from Microsoft about this program by clicking on the question mark, or by using the templates that this software places at your disposal.

Microsoft Access 2013 15.0.4420.1017 Features

Below you will find the new features that this software offers to its users:

  • Creation of apps: You can create a database app using your SharePoint server as your host
  • You can add tables to your apps using the new pre-designed templates
  • You can import external data from the desk database of Access, or from Excel or SharePoint, among others
  • There are callouts for setting properties to improve the user experience
  • Each one of the built-in views has an Action Bar with buttons for adding, editing, saving, etc. You can add more buttons, or remove the existing ones
  • There are new controls to work with related data: related items control, auto-complete control , and drill-through links

For further information about this software you can visit the developer’s website .

Creating a table
Creating a table

System requirements

The minimum system requirements to download and install this software are:

  • Operating System: Windows 7
  • Processor: 1GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM for a 32-bit Operating System, and 2 GB RAM for a 64-bit Operating System
  • HDD: 3 GB of free space