What's New in Access 2002
Access 2002 is similar in look and feel to Access 2000 the previous version of this powerful database software. Access 2002 provides the same adaptive menu and toolbar system found in Access 2000 that customizes the commands and icons listed on your menus and toolbars based on the commands you use most frequently.
Access 2002 also provides you with other useful tools and features that were available in previous versions of the Access software. For example, tools such as the Database and Tables Wizards make it easy for you to quickly create your databases and the tables that will contain your data.
Wizard A feature that guides you step by step through a particular process in Access, such as creating a new table.
While providing you with the familiar tools and features found in earlier versions of Access, Access 2002 also supplies several new features. For example, Access 2002 now provides you with the ability to undo and redo multiple actions when you work with Access database objects such as tables and forms in the design view.
Other new features in Access 2002 such as Task panes and Voice dictation make it even easier for you to create and maintain your database files. Let's take a look at some of the important changes to the Access 2002 software.