What's New in Access 2003?
Access 2003 is similar in look and feel to its recent predecessors, Access 2002 and 2000; for those of you upgrading from Access 2000, task panes will be new. Data is held in tables and can be directly entered into a table or by using a form. Data tables can then be related , which allows for the filtering and sorting of data using queries and reports .
Although Access 2003 does not sport a major makeover as some of the other Office 2003 applications do (such as Outlook 2003), improvements and enhancements have been added to this latest version of Access. Some of the enhancements to Access 2003 are as follows :
Other new features related to using Access are covered in Part VI of this book. For an overview of new features in Office, see Chapter 1, "What's New in Office 2003?" in Part I of this book.