Create database objects to track the inventory of new computer parts used by the Computer Club.

Computer Club Inventory

 

Project Description:

In this project, you will create database objects to track the inventory of new computer parts used by the Computer Club. You will create a table and import data from Excel to create a second table. You will create a simple query, a form, and a report.

 

Instructions:

For the purpose of grading the project you are required to perform the following tasks:

Step Instructions Points Possible
1 Start Access. Open the downloaded file named a01_grader_a1_Computer_Club.accdb, enable the content, and then open the Inventory table. 0
2 Beginning in the second column of the Inventory table and using the specified data types, create the following fields (in this order):

Part (Short Text), Room (Short Text), Cabinet Location (Short Text), Vendor ID (Short Text), Price (Currency), Quantity in Stock (Number).

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3 Change the data type of the ID field to Short Text, rename the ID field to Part ID, and then save the table. 6
4 Add the following three records to the Inventory table and then close the table.

Record 1:
Part ID: V-01
Part: Monitor with speakers
Room: SE110
Cabinet Location: Cabinet A, Shelf 3
Vendor ID: V-015
Price: 199.99
Quantity in Stock: 3

Record 2:
Part ID: S-01
Part: Sound Card
Room: SE110
Cabinet Location: Drawer A
Vendor ID: V-002
Price: 24.99
Quantity in Stock: 10

Record 3:
Part ID: P-01
Part: Power Supply
Room: SE110
Cabinet Location: Drawer C
Vendor ID: V-010
Price: 189.99
Quantity in Stock: 2

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5 Append the records from the downloaded Excel file go_a01_grader_a1_Parts_Inventory.xlsx to the Inventory table and then open the table in Datasheet view (the table has 13 records). 7
6 Switch to Design view and delete the Room field. For the Part field, enter a description of Enter the computer component name and then change the field size to 50. For the Part ID field, change the field size to 4 and then save the table. 8
7 Switch to Datasheet view, apply Best Fit to all of the fields in the table, save the table, and then close the table. 5
8 Import the records from the downloaded Excel file go_a01_grader_a1_Vendors.xlsx into the database as a new table named Vendors. Designate the first row as column headings and the Vendor ID field as the primary key. Open the Vendors table in Datasheet view (the table has 15 records). 6
9 Switch to Design view. For the State field, enter a description of Enter two-letter state abbreviation and then change the field size to 2. For the Vendor ID field, change the field size to 5 and then save the table. 6
10 Switch to Datasheet view, apply Best Fit to all of the fields in the table, save the table, and then close the table. 4
11 Based on your Inventory table, use the Query Wizard to create a simple query. Add the Part, Cabinet Location, and Quantity in Stock fields (in that order). Keep the default name of Inventory Query, click Finish to display the query results, and then close the query. 8
12 Based on your Vendors table, use the Form tool to create a form for the table. Save the form as Vendor Form, display the form in Form view, and then close the form. 8.5
13 Based on your Inventory table, use the Report tool to create a report. Delete the Vendor ID and Price fields from the report. Save the report as Inventory Report. 10
14 Sort the Part field in ascending order. Set the width of the Part and Cabinet Location fields to 2 inches. Delete the page number from the report, save the report, and then close the report. 9
15 Close all database objects, close the database, and then exit Access. Submit the database as directed. 0
  Total Points 100

 

 

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