When you start Access, you are provided with three main options for creating or opening a database. You can create a new blank database from scratch, create a database from one of Access’s templates, or create a database based on an existing database.
In this lesson, we’ll look at how to create a new database from a template, as well as from scratch.
Now let’s look at how to create a database without a template. The advantage of creating a blank database is that you have the most flexibility and control over your database design. The disadvantage is that you must create every table, form, report, and query yourself.