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A collection of data (information) on a specific topic stored in an organized manner.
DATABASE
Organizing (sorting) information in order from smallest to largest, or A to Z.
ASCENDING ORDER
Organizing (sorting) information in order from largest to smallest, or Z to A.
DESCENDING ORDER
A single category of information for which data is given in each individual record.
FIELD
To narrow down the information within a database by searching for specific items.
FILTER
The operator symbol for at least
>=
The operator symbol for no more than
< =
A collection of fields and entries on one subject in the database.
RECORD
A row in a database is called a ________
RECORD
When deleting an entire record in a database you should click on the ________ to highlight the entire row before deleting.
ROW HEADING
A pattern or form that is used repeatedly for each record in a database file.
TEMPLATE
Clicking on a _____________ will highlight an entire row or column.
HEADING
The connector used to connect ALL criteria being searched for.
AND
The connector used to search for ANY of the criteria being searched for.
OR
What are 4 advantages of a database.
1. Can find a specific file quickly
2. Can alphabetize quickly
3. Can sort data quickly
4. Can create many different types of reports
When creating a new field, you should also always choose the field ____________
TYPE
Give 6 examples of field types.
1. Whole number
2. Decimal number
3. Money
4. Date
5. Text
6. True/False
What would be the operator for 20 or fewer?
<=20
To identify something in a database, you will do what operation?
FILTER
A request for information from a database.
QUERY
Which field type would you select to create check boxes?
TRUE/FALSE
Which field type would you select if the contents were dates displaying only the year?
DATE (YYYY)
Which field type would you select if the contents were dates displaying the month, day, and year?
DATE (MM/DD/YYYY)
What would be the operator for between the years 1999 and 2003?
Is AFTER or EQUAL to 1999
AND
Is BEFORE or EQUAL to 2003
What are the 2 ways commonly used to view a database?
LIST VIEW

FORM VIEW
Which database view can you see one record at a time?
FORM VIEW
Which database view allows you to see several records at once?
LIST VIEW