Exercise: Create film directors table, including looking up gender

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Category ==> Access 2010  (66 exercises)
Topic ==> Creating tables  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Access Querying  /  Access Developers
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You'll need to have already created a table of genders to do this exercise.

Create a table to hold directors of films called tblDirector, with 4 fields:

Directors table

Create a table to hold the names of film directors.

 

Note that the director's gender should be held as a number; use the Lookup Wizard to look this up from the separate table of genders. 

Now follow these steps to import directors into your table:

  1. Import data from the Excel workbook called Directors.xlsx in the above folder into a new table.

  2. Edit the design of this new table and delete the ID field created for you.

  3. Copy and paste all of the records from this imported table into your tblDirector table.

At the end of this, you should have a table of directors!

First few film directors

The first few directors (although the gender displays as Male, the value held is 2).

Close your table down!

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