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Database Project.

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Database Project The Problem: The Drama department have always had a highly under-organised technical store cupboard. In this cupboard, they have a stock of all sorts of technical equipment, such as Lantern Lamps, Dimmer Pack Fuses, 15Amp Extension cables etc. When there is a show in the making at the school, it is very important that the chief technician in charge is aware of what is in stock in the cupboard, and what the department is short of so that it can be ordered in. Therefore it has been suggested that a computer-based database would be extremely useful in order to allow the technicians to easily see what is in stock. Why Access? For this databases, I have chosen to use the program Microsoft Access. This is because it is a program that has been explicitly designed for anybody to design simple databases. In fact, it is such a good program, you can make your database as simple, or as complicated as you require. ...read more.

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is in the store o It will be used to alert people when stock is short o It can be used as an itinerary of all the products that the Technical team have * What do I want out of the system: o To be able to clearly see the information stored in the system in a clear table o To have the opportunity to display the information in a well set out form o To be able to print records of stock, as well as the whole system o To be able to search the system for certain records o To be able to alert the user of low stock o To be able to create queries to search the system o To be able to create reports to display information Information that I am going to have to collect: In order to fill in my Database, I am going to have to acquire the following information: * The Names of products in the store cupboard * How many there are in stock * Where they were bought from * The suppliers telephone number * What price are (new) ...read more.

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Keeping My Database safe: When some databases are built, it is important to keep the information safe, in order to prevent unauthorised access. For my database, I will set a user password, which means that only people with a password will be able to open it. To do this, I did the following steps: File: Open Now, in the "Tools" menu toolbar, you can select: Now when you open the Database, the following message appears: And you can enter the password Designing the table: Field Name Data Type Size Example Name Of Item Text 35 15Amp Extension Cable (10m) Quantity In Stock Number 3 10 Purchase Price Currency 6 �25.00 Delivery Time (Days) Number 3 2 Suppliers Name Text 25 AJS Suppliers Telephone Number 11 01234567891 Product Code Text 20 AJS-124-15a-10m Field Name Data Type Size Example Name Of Item Text 35 15Amp Extension Cable (10m) Quantity In Stock Number 3 10 Purchase Price Currency 6 �25.00 Delivery Time (Days) Number 3 2 Suppliers Name Text 25 AJS Suppliers Telephone Number 11 01234567891 Product Code Text 20 AJS-124-15a-10m Simon Woodfield 9482 51233 ...read more.

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