Introduction to Approach
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to ways to apply Approach to your day to day microcomputer work. Approach is a database management program for the Windows environment on IBM and compatible computers. Approach is produced by Lotus Corporation. Approach is compatible with most of the database programs on the market such as Access, dBase and Paradox.
This course is divided into six main sections: introduction to databases, general maintenance functions, database design, searching, sorting, and reporting. The terminology and concepts provide a base for Approach "literacy". The class exercises provide "hands-on" experience.
The course is designed for the first-time Approach user. More than 70% of the class time is hands-on use of Approach.
Become familiar with the terminology and major functions of a database management system (DBMS)
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Starting Approach
Chapter 3 CREATING A DATABASE
Chapter 4 CREATING A CUSTOM DATABASE
Chapter 5 USING THE WORKSHEET VIEW
Chapter 6 EDITING DATA
Chapter 7 SORTING DATA
Chapter 8 FINDING RECORDS
Chapter 9 USING THE FIND ASSISTANT
Chapter 10 PRINTING RECORDS
Chapter 11 USING HELP
Chapter 12 CREATING A CUSTOM WORKSHEET