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Create a new table

This screen allows you to design a single table in a database you are creating. For each database column, you can specify its fundamental characteristics: column name, data type, and whether it should be indexed. You can also create a primary key.

Table Name

Sets the name of the new table.

Column Name

Sets the name of the new column. If you click a column in the Columns list, this text box will display the name of the selected column and allow you to change the name of that column.

Columns

Contains a list of specified columns. When you enter a column name, choose the data type, and press the Add button, the new column is added to the list.

Column Data Type

Contains a list of the data types. This drop-down list has a different set of values for each database format.

Indexed

Indicates that the wizard should create an index on a column.

Primary Key

If this check box is selected the wizard will create a primary key column.

 

Adding, Modifying, and Deleting Columns

To add a new column:

1. Enter a unique name in the Column Name text box.

2. Choose the data type from the Column Data Type drop-down list.

3. Choose whether the column should be indexed. Choose whether a primary key should be created using that column.

4. Press the Add button to add the new column to the Columns list.

To modify a column:

1. Choose a column in the Columns list.

2. Choose the data type from the Column Data Type drop-down list.

3. Choose whether the column should be indexed. Choose whether a primary key should be created using that column.

4. Press the Modify button to add the new column to the Columns list.

To delete a column from the Columns list:

1. Choose a column in the Columns list.

2. Press the Delete button.


Related Topics:

How to create a database

About designing a database

About Create Database Wizard

Creating a new database

Database file details

Transaction log file details

Completing the wizard

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