Exercise: Create a simple table of countries and import data

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Category ==> Access 2010  (66 exercises)
Topic ==> Creating tables  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Courses ==> Access Querying  /  Access Developers
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The aim of this exercise is to create a table to hold the countries in which films can be made.  In an Access database, create a new table:

Table of countries

Create this table using the notes below.


The table should have two fields:

  1. an integer field called CountryId to hold the country number; and
  2. a text field called CountryName to hold the country name.

You should make the integer field the primary key.

Now append all of the records from the Excel workbook Countries.xlsx in the folder shown above into your table:

Countries table with records

What your final table should look like - apologies for the Western slant to the data!


Close this table down. 

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