Microsoft Office is an office suite of inter related desktop applications, servers and different services for The Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, its introduced by Microsoft in 1989, initially a marketing term for a bundled set of applications the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, over the years MS Office applications have grown substantially closer with shared features and then in 1993 the Microsoft Office Professional was released which added Microsoft Access 1.1 and then Microsoft Access v2 as, Microsoft Windows v3.1 with 4 MB of Ram required, 6 MB Ram recommended, 8 MB of available hard disk space required, 14 MB hard disk space recommended the product shipped on seven 1.44 MB diskettes the manual shows a 1993 copyright date.

Originally this software worked well with relatively small databases but testing showed that some circumstances caused data corruption for example file sizes over 10 MB proved problematic and the getting started manual warns about a number of circumstances where obsolete device drivers or incorrect configurations can cause data loss, with the phasing out of Windows 95, 98 and ME improved network reliability and Microsoft having released 8 service packs for the Jet Database Engine the reliability of Access databases has been improved and it supports both more data and a larger number of users.

With Microsoft Office 95, MS Access 7 became part of the Microsoft Office Professional Suite, joining Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint and transitioning from Access Basic to Visual Basic for applications since then Microsoft has released new versions of Microsoft Access with each release of Microsoft Office, this includes Access 97, Access 2000, Access 2002, and Access 2003. Access 2007 and now Access 2010, the most significant transition was from the Access 97 to the Access 2000 format which is not backward compatible with earlier versions of Access at the time of this writing all newer versions of MS Access support the Access 2000 format, new features were added to the Access 2002 format which can be used by Access 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010.

To create a Microsoft Access Field for Notes and Text you can follow below steps

Step 1:

Firstly open your table in design view then click in the row directly below the field where you want to position your new field.

Step 2:

You can now click on the Insert row icon from the toolbar or you can use Insert row from the Insert menu then a new row appears

Step 3:

When a new row appears, then name your field and click in the Data Type column immediately to the right after that you will see an arrow appears

Step 4:

After an arrow appears just click on the arrow and a menu or datatypes appears, now just select Text and you can save your table.

This article will help you to create a Microsoft Access Field for Notes and Text.