Lesson 1.3. Starting Access and Opening a Database
Figure 1-4. Microsoft Access 2003, as it appears when first started.
Figure 1-5. The Open dialog box.
You start Access 2003 the same as you would start any other Windows programwith the Start button. Because every computer is set up differently (some people like to rearrange and reorder their Program menu), the procedure for Access on your computer may be slightly different from the one listed here.
Access opens the Lesson 1 database and displays it in the database window. The special in the and their descriptions are outlined in Table 1-3.