Your boss asked you to prepare a schedule for each speaker for the national conference being hosted next year on your campus. She wants to mail the schedules to the speakers so that they can provide feedback on the schedule prior to its publication. You assure her that you can accomplish this task with Access.
For the purpose of grading the project you are required to perform the following tasks:
|1||Start Access. Open the file named exploring_a04_grader_h1.accdb. Save the database as exploring_a04_grader_h1_LastFirst.||0|
|2||Select the Speakers table as the record source for a form. Use the Form tool to create a new form with a stacked layout.||12|
|3||Change the title in the form header to Enter/Edit Speakers. Reduce the width of the text box controls to approximately half of their original size.||5|
|4||Delete the Sessions subform control from the form. View the form and data in Form view. Sort the records by LastName in ascending order. Save the form as Edit Speakers. Close the form.||8|
|5||Open the Room Information form in Layout view. Select all controls in the form, and apply the Stacked Layout. Switch to Form view, and then save and close the form.||9|
|6||Select the Speaker and Room Schedule query as the record source for a report. Activate the Report Wizard and use the following options as you proceed through the wizard steps:Select all of the available fields for the report. View the data by Speakers. Verify LastName and FirstName as the grouping levels. Use Date as the primary sort field, in ascending order.
Accept the Stepped and Portrait options. Save the report as Speaker Schedule.
|7||Switch to Layout view and apply the Organic theme to this report only. Save and close the report.||6|
|8||Open the Speaker and Room Schedule query in Design view. Add the StartingTime field in the Sessions table to the design grid, after the Date field. Run the query. Save and close the query.||10|
|9||Click the Speaker and Room Schedule query. Activate the Report Wizard again, and use the following options:Select all of the available fields for the report. View the data by Speakers.
Use the LastName and FirstName fields as the grouping levels. Use Date as the primary sort field, in ascending order. Use StartingTime as the secondary sort field in ascending order.
Accept the Stepped and Portrait options. Name the report Speaker Schedule Revised.
|10||Switch to Layout view, and apply the Facet theme to this report only.||6|
|11||Adjust the widths of the columns and other controls so that all the data is visible and fits across the page. Switch to Report view to ensure that the adjustments were appropriate. Return to Layout view, and make any required changes. Add spaces to the column heading labels so that all values display as two words where appropriate. For example, change RoomID to Room ID, etc. Save and close the report.||4|
|12||Close the database, and exit Access. Submit the database as directed.||0|