Access | Importing data exercise | Import and link to songs

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Software ==> Access  (66 exercises)
Version ==> Access 2010 and later
Topic ==> Importing data  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Access training
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Create a new database called Songs (this is optional - if you prefer you could use an existing database).

Open the Excel file in the above folder, and make changes to it so that each worksheet will import successfully.

Be especially careful with the data in the best-selling albums worksheet.

Import the Xmas Hits worksheet into a new table of the same name, and check that you have 50 records:

Access 2010 exercise - Importing data (image 1)

Here we have changed the Rank field so that it is numerical

Link to the Top-selling albums worksheet - you should get 110 records:

Access 2010 exercise - Importing data (image 2)

You should end up with 110 records

Award yourself bonus points if you have got the correct data showing for rank 72 (Bon Jovi) and 79 (Texas).  If you haven't, what went wrong?

Close down your database, saving any changes.

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