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Discover why so many Microsoft Access users and developers rely on Total Access Analyzer to deliver great Access solutions. It examines all your database objects to provide extensive documentation, cross-reference, and application and flow diagrams, with over 390+ presentation-quality reports. It detects 300 types of errors, suggestions, and performance tips, so you can learn and apply Best Practices to improve and speed up your Microsoft Access applications.

At FMS, we believe documentation is critical to your ability to maximize the value of our software products. The user manual is 188 pages and fully indexed to make it easy to learn about Total Access Analyzer, how to prepare for documentation, using the documentation explorer and troubleshooting tips.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Userís Guide Overview
  • Product Highlights
  • New Features in This Version
  • Visit Our Web Site

Chapter 2: Installation and Startup

  • System Requirements
  • Upgrading from Previous Versions
  • Installing Total Access Analyzer
  • Using the Update Wizard
  • Uninstalling Total Access Analyzer
  • Preparing for Documentation
  • Starting Total Access Analyzer
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
  • Startup Errors

Chapter 3: Documentation Basics

  • Why Document?
  • ACCDB/MDB vs. ADP Documentation
  • Documentation Process
  • Documentation Limitations
  • Documentation Limitations for ADPs

Chapter 4: Generating Full Documentation

  • Main Form
  • Documentation Wizard Quick Start
  • Page 1: Selecting Objects to Document
  • Page 2: Specifying General Options
  • Page 3: Output Database and Scheduling
  • Generating Documentation
  • Troubleshooting Documentation Failures

Chapter 5: Viewing Documentation

  • View or Print?
  • Quick Start
  • Using the Documentation Explorer
  • Using Property Filters
  • Errors, Suggestions, and Performance Tips
  • Documentation by Object Type
  • Database Item
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  • Table of Contents
  • General Folder
  • Tables Folder
  • Queries Folder
  • Views Folder
  • Database Diagrams Folder
  • Stored Procedures Folder
  • Relationships Folder
  • Forms Folder
  • Reports Folder
  • Macros Folder
  • Overview of Module Documentation
  • Modules Folder
  • Module Cross Reference
  • Command Bars Folder
  • Diagrams Folder
  • Selecting Another Output Database to View

Chapter 6: Searching Results

  • Initiating the Search
  • Search Results
  • Searching a Previously Documented Database

Chapter 7: Printing Documentation

  • Quick Start
  • Selecting Reports
  • Exporting Reports
  • Filtering Reports
  • Customizing Reports
  • Report Categories
  • Report Sets

Chapter 8: Quick Documentation

  • Introduction
  • Quick Doc Wizard

Chapter 9: Product Support

  • Troubleshooting
  • Web Site Support
  • Technical Support Options
  • Contacting Technical Support